Sex racket busted in Bhawanipatna

Bhawanipatna: A sex racket running from a house at Nakatiguda area in Bhawanipatna town of Odisha’s Kalahandi district has been busted, said police on Wednesday.

Bhawanipatna town police arrested three persons and rescued four sex workers in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off, the police conducted a raid and busted the sex racket operating from a home at the Nakatiguda area in Bhawanipatna town on Tuesday night.

However, the kingpin managed to escape during the raid.

The police conducted the raid on the house following complaints by locals.

The four sex workers are residents of Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, and Bhubaneswar, said police.

Recently, a sex racket was busted from a hotel at AIIMS Nagar area under Khandagiri police limits of Bhubaneswar on December 1. The commissionerate police had rescued six girls from West Bengal.