Jamshedpur, Nov 27: Cops arrested three women and a man involved in a sex racket from a residential flat in Sitaramdera on Thursday afternoon. The arrested include the owner of the residential flat, a broker, a 34-year-old woman and a 45-year-old man.
Except the land lady, the rest of the arrested persons had come from different parts of the city. The broker is a resident of Baridih, the woman of Sonari and the man, identified as Sanjay Kumar is a resident of Sundernagar.
Acting on a complaint by the local residents, the Sitaramdera police raided a flat on the first floor of an apartment building in densely-populated Bhalubasa area at 1.30 am today. Having raided the place, the police found four adult persons, including three women at the place.
At first police inquired about the names, whereabouts and relations with each other, when they became sure that these people were involved in a sex racket, they arrested all of them.
Revealing about the racket, the officer-in-charge, Sitaramdera police station, Sunil Kumar Chaudhary said that they acted on the complaint of the neighbours.
“The people residing at the neighbourhood had tipped off that some objectionable act was going on in a residential flat in their locality, and we had already made up our mind to raid the place at an appropriate time. When we got the information, we raided the place,” said Chaudhary.
“We will interrogate the accused, especially the broker and would try to find out if there is any other place in the city where such sex racket is operational,” said the officer-in-charge. Sources revealed that sex racket is flourishing in the steel city.
Chaudhary said the arrested persons would be sent to judicial custody with the charge under section of Immoral Traffic Act tomorrow.