Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate of police on Sunday night conducted a raid on a rented house at Sivani Nagar in the Gada Mahavir area on the outskirts of the city and busted a sex racket.
The Lingaraj police along with a QAT during the raid arrested a customer and a woman, who was alleged to be the kingpin of the racket. Three sex workers were rescued during the raid.
The arrestee person was identified as Tapas Patnaik (39) of Hirapur Chausathi Jogini area under the Balianta PS.
The arrested woman, who was operating the sex racket, was identified as Soni alias Sonali Prusti (37) of Jajpur Road.
Police seized two bikes, five mobile phones, cash and few objectionable items during the raid. Later, the sex workers were sent to a short stay home in Jaanla after medical examination.