Prostitution in guise of massage parlour, 8 arrested
The city police raided a spa in Mettuguda on Saturday night and arrested eight people for running a prostitution racket in the guise of massage parlour including the owner.
According to Chilakalaguda CI Balagangi Reddy, Bengaluru based Sameer Aggarwal launched the massage centre six months ago at Mettuguda. He also procured the girls from other states to make the most of them.
Sameer would display the pictures of the women on locanto website along with their number. He would then direct the customers to the spa. On a tip-off, the police raided the spa and arrested Sameer, Shakir Ali (35) of Kolkata, Sumit Sarkar (28), Amit boss (40) of Uttar Pradesh, Shashank (27), Monti Singh (24) and Liadas (25). They also recovered Rs 20,000 cash and seven mobiles.
Similarly, the police also raided a spa and salon centre at AS Rao Nagar and arrested the owner Harish for running cross massage along with other women.