Agra sex racket used Facebook to book clients, busted

Agra, June 24: Eleven people were arrested when a sex racket was busted in the city in which clients were booked through Facebook, police said.

A team led by Superintendent of Police, Pavan Kumar, on Sunday evening raided a two-storied house in Govind Puri colony of Balkeshwar area and arrested eleven people.

The raids and the arrests were made after the neighbours and the locals repeatedly lodged complains with the police. The raiding team seized beer cans, condoms and liquor bottles.

Police said the racket used to book clients through Facebook chatting for which numerous fake identities/profiles had been created.

Agra is historically infamous for having flesh trade in Basai, Sikandra, Mal ka Bazar, and Seo ka Bazar areas.

Last month, there were two raids in Mal ka Bazar area and the body of a prostitute was found lying on the road. Police traced her links to Kolkata.

Meanwhile, further investigations are in this case and the police is questioning the arrested.

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