Sambalpur: A sex racket was busted by Sambalpur police on Friday in Shaktinagar area here under Ainthapalli police station. While seven persons, including the house owner was detained by police for interrogation at least five women were rescued in this connection.
Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house and caught girls and customers indulging in the immoral act. The racket was running from a rented house.
Police rescued the five girls and detained seven persons and seized many objectionable items. They all were sent to local for medical examination, sources said.
Sources said the illegal activity was undergoing there for the last few months. The rescued women were lured into prostitution, the sources added.
Meanwhile, police started a thorough probe to find out the elements running the racket in the area.