18 held for prostitution in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Aug 24 (IANS) A sex racket, allegedly involving 18 people, was busted here on Monday when police raided a place on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway.

Police said the eighteen people, including eight women from Delhi, were arrested for being allegedly involved in a prostitution business.

Acting on a tip off, a special police team, headed by woman police officer Inspector Umesh Bala, raided the spot under Rajiv Chowk flyover here on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway and arrested the accused early Monday.

Arrested under sections 3, 5, and 6 of Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, the 18 accused comprise — eight married women, aged 18 to 25, from Delhi, five men, from Uttar Pradesh, three from Gurgaon and one each from Bihar and Uttarakhand.

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