Sex racket in Bargarh: 4 including kingpin arrested


Bargarh: The police have busted a major sex racket at Paikamal in Odisha’s Bargarh district and arrested four accused including the kingpin. 

The sex racket was running in a house near Paikamal Gurukul Ashram in the district.

Police rescued three girls including a minor and arrested four accused including kingpin Shantilata on Saturday.

The main accused was identified as Shantilata Banachhor of Tehsil Chhak in Paikamal.

As per reports, Shantilata was carrying out the flesh trade by engaging girls from several parts of the state.

She used to torture them mentally. However, the police conducted a raid on Saturday after one of the three women managed to escape and informed the police about the sex racket.

The police have registered a case against the arrested persons and forwarded them to a special court in Bargarh after medical examination.

In October last year, the police had busted a sex racket operating from a rented accommodation at Nadipada in Bargarh district.

A woman, hailing from Mumbai, was rescued and three customers were arrested in Bargarh sex racket case.