Lucknow, 02 June: The Chinhat police busted an International sex racket running in a hotel by arresting four girls and six men, including two foreigners, the police said.
Meanwhile, the police have recovered US dollars and objectionable items from their possession.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Praveen Kumar told that the flesh trade was going on internationally in the hotel in Vikalp block of Gomtinagar area in Lucknow. On the basis of inputs, the Crime Branch and the concerned police station raided the said hotel. From here, two Uzbekistan and two Delhi girls along with six males have been caught.
“The arrested males are Lalit Sharma, Ehsan Haider, Shadab of Lucknow, Priyog Gurjar resident of Bijnor, Afzal alias Raja and Arif of Lucknow. Two of them are businessmen. The hotel manager did not even mention their names in the register as per the rules. The owner and manager of the hotel are being taken into custody and interrogated,” he added.
Praveen Kumar informed that prima facie inquiry revealed that flesh trade was going on through a website. Photos of girls and their prices were sent to customers through WhatsApp. When the matter was decided, the girls were sent to their designated places. The police are now trying to find out the kingpin of this sex racket and the people involved.