Lucknow: A Naka Hindola and Qaiserbagh police team of 19-members busted flesh trade racket operating from a hotel in Naka Hindola for a long time after a tip-off by an informer. They arrested 12 people out of which seven were women and 5 were men, said officials.
The raid was conducted on Tuesday at around 11:30pm. Majority of accused male were from Gonda district. They were identified as Anand Tiwari, 20, Brajesh Shukla, Nand Kumar Dubey, 21, Sariful Kumar, 24 and Vikas Tiwari, 19. The seven women were of age between 20 and 56, he added.
Some objectionable objects, Mobile phones as well as Rs 7000 were seized from the hotel. The accused were also booked under 370K (2) (physical exploitation or any form of sexual exploitation, slavery) under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956, will be produced to court.