Bhubaneswar, December 21 (LocalWire): Police on Saturday busted a sex racket and arrested 34 persons during simultaneous raids in four lodging houses in Baripada, the district headquarters town of Mayurbhanj district.
According to sources, the racket was going on in the township for long and the raids were conducted on complaints received from the locals.
The arrested people included clients and pimps.
Three clients and a broker were nabbed and were taken into custody, police said, adding that 15 women commercial sex works were rescued and were handed over to a rehabilitation centre.
The accused will be produced before the court for judicial custody under the provisions of the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act (PITA), the police stated.