Online Prostitution Racket Busted, CCB police Arrest Two Pimps, 1 Customer

Online Prostitution Racket Busted, CCB police Arrest Two Pimps, 1 Customer

Mangaluru: The CCB police busted an online sex racket by raiding a hotel in Bendurwell and arrested three men including two pimps and rescued 2 women on January 11.

According to the police, after receiving credible information about the online prostitution racket going on through the website Locanto,  the CCB police got into action and raided Hotel Kumar International in Bendurwell.

Names and contact numbers of girls were being collected through the website Locanto. Once the names were registered, they were being sent to their customers. The girls were then informed to meet at certain spots from where they were picked up and brought to Hotel Kumar International.

The police have arrested a customer who was in the act and two pimps. Police have also rescued two women and seized cash of Rs 6700, a Tata Safari, an Alto car and 8 mobiles all worth Rs 8,97,700/- from their possession.

The arrested have been identified as Preetam (30), a native of Gandhi Nagar Manjeshwar, Sunil (22) from Thenka Gurupur and Nagaraj (28), a native of Hanagal Haveri.

The CCB police have registered a case and investigation is on.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here