The accused were arrested from HSR Layout, Bangalore. The arrested are R Krishnamurthy, 63, his 50-year-old wife Saroj alias Sushma, both living in 7th Sector, HSR Layout as well as Deekshita Shivanna, 24, of Tiptur and B Anita, 35, of Bilekalli.
Saroj and Krishnamurthy ran the racket in their residence on 20th Cross, 9th Main. Reports reveal that Saroja allegedly brought together many television and movie actresses to her residence over the weekends for culturak get togethers.
"One of their neighbours informed police about the illegal activities. Sometime ago, Krishnamurthy is said to have hired goons to threaten the locals who dared question the racket. Anita and Deekshita would befriend men who approached them at shooting spots and other places," added the police.