HYDERABAD: At least four persons, including two actresses from Mumbai, were arrested after police busted a prostitution racket in the city.
The police conducted raids on two five-star hotels in posh Banjara Hills area late on Saturday night and arrested several people involved in the fresh trade. Those arrested include an actress from Bollywood and another television actress, according to reports.
Two brokers, who were running the racket online and booking rooms in star hotels for the customers, were also taken into custody.
The actresses, however, are yet to be identified. They had reportedly flown to Hyderabad from Mumbai on Monday.
A police officer said two girls from Mumbai were arrested from the hotels adding that an investigation has been launched after the arrest of the people.
According to reports, police conducted raids on luxurious hotels - Taj Deccan and Tej Banjara following information that organised sex rackets were being conducted.
Later, two more persons, including the television actress, were arrested from another star hotel in the same area.
Following the arrests, the accused were handed over to Punjagutta police in the city.
In another incident, a high-end prostitution racket involving actresses was busted in West Bengal today.
The Hyderabad police officials arrested five persons, including a Tollywood actress and a television actress from Bengal.
Rs 55,000 cash was seized from the arrested persons.