Rourkela: Police have busted a sex racket operating at two abandoned Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) quarters located in Sector-13 area of Odisha’s Rourkela city and arrested two persons, including a woman kingpin, besides rescuing two women of West Bengal engaged in the flesh trade.
The arrested have been identified as Manas Ranjan Mohanty (28) of Koel Nagar here and kingpin Bharti Patra (40) of Sector-17 in the city.
According to police sources, Bharti was earlier arrested over her alleged involvement in flesh trade in the city and later released. After her release, she came in contact with Manas and engaged him in the racket.
Suspecting foul play, residents of the locality had informed the police about the matter. As per the direction of Rourkela SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo, a police team last night raided the spot and apprehended the accused duo.