Mangaluru, Jan 14,2017 : The CCB Police who raided a hotel at Bendorewell here on January 11, Wednesday have arrested three persons. Two women who were found in the hotel have been rescued.
The police who acted on a tip off that a sex racket was operative through a website named Locanto, raided the Hotel Kumar International and made the arrests. The arrested trio have been identified as Preetam (30) of Manjeshwar, Sunil (22) from Tenka Gurupur and Nagaraj (28) of Hanagal in Haveri. A cash of Rs 6,700, eight mobile phones, a Tata Safari and Alto car all valued at Rs 8.97 lakhs have been seized from them.
It has been gathered that the accused used to get the names and contact numbers of the girls through the website and then send the girls who registered their names, to the customers after picking them up at different places.
Investigations are underway.