Police raid lodge, busts prostitution racket in coastal Karnataka
A lodge in Ujire area of Belthangady taluk in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district was raided and two persons were arrested for allegedly running a prostitution racket from the premises, police said on Wednesday.
Five women were rescued during the raid on Tuesday evening, which was conducted after getting information from activists of a civil society organisation.
Police had raided 20 lodges in Ujire on Monday night also, which included the one which was raided again on Tuesday.
The operation was conducted by Bantwal Deputy SP Pratap Singh Thorat and his team under the guidance of Superintendent of Police Amathe Vikram.
Further investigations are in progress, police added.
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