Police have arrested seven women and two men in connection with call girl racket, during a raid in a five star hotel in Bangalore on Thursday, Jan 20. This group is suspected to be part of a nationwide sex racket, which has been active in the city for quite some time. Actress Yamuna, is one among them.
Police sources said, "on a specific information, we conducted a raid on room no 1402, 4th floor in ITC Royal Gardenia Hotel, Bangalore. During the raid, we have recovered Rs 2 laks from actress Yamuna and Rs 46,000 from her pimp Surakshit of Puttur in Andhra Pradesh."
Sources also added, “customer Nandakumar, the owner of Transoft Call Center and a resident of Kasthuri Nagar in Indira Nagar, has been arrested. Nandakumar's Toyota Forturner and pimps' Hundai Electra cars have also been seized."
Yamuna and others were produced before 1st ACMM judge on Thursday, and remanded to custody. Meanwhile, pimp Surakshit is been ordered for the police custody till Jan 28.
Bidari on Friday said that the police was been observing this group activities for the last three months, before conducting the raid on hotel.
“We cannot reveal anything about the racket. We are quite certain, though, that it has a network spread across the country. We are looking into all aspects of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act. The charges would be made in accordance with the provisions of the act," Bidari said.