Sex racket busted in Ghaziabad, 109 arrested

Sex racket busted in Ghaziabad, 109 arrested

Police take away girls arrested for their alleged involvement in the sex racket (PTI)

Ghaziabad As many as 109 people, including 56 women, were arrested today after police busted a sex racket being operated from a hotel in Bajaria area in Ghaziabad.

Taking serious note of the incident, SSP Ghaziabad Dharmendra Singh suspended two policemen posted at the Bajaria police outpost for negligence in discharge of duties.

On a tip-off, a raid was conducted at Hotel Gopal Plaza around 11:45 am and a total of 109 people belonging to different parts of the country were arrested, Singh said.

Fifty-three men, including receptionist Rajesh, and 56 women were arrested during the raid, the police official confirmed.

The hotel's owner and manager managed to escape, he added.

Local residents had complained alleging the hotel management of operating a sex racket from the premises in Bajaria, Singh said.

Bajaria police chowki In-charge and a Constable were suspended for negligence of duty, according to police.

Story First Published: August 10, 2013 21:18 IST

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