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Rourkela, Jan 21: In a major crackdown, the Rourkela City po-lice busted a sex racket here Wednesday afternoon which was operating from an abandoned staff quarters of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in Sector-13 area under Sector-15 police limits in Sundargarh district.
According to sources, police ar-rested four persons in this con-nection including the kingpin of the sex racket, two sex workers and a pimp. The four were for-_ warded to a local court in the city. Acting on a tip-off regarding illegal flesh trade, abeam of Sector-15 police conducted simultaneous raids on the abandoned staff quar-ters (A/191 and A/192 in Sector-13 area), a police official stated.
Howevex one person managed to escape during the raid and two sex workers from neighbouring West Bengal were apprehended. Police seized objectionable items like condoms, two mobile phones, one motorcycle,
cash of 11,600, Aanbaar cards and debit cards. The pimp of the sex racket was identified as Manas Ranjan Mohanty. Following interroga-tions of Manas and the two sex workers, the kingpin of racket Bharati Patra of Sector-17 area was arrested.