14 held for flesh trade

14 held for flesh trade

K S Kumaragowda (30) of Hennur Cross, Raghusandra (25) of Kolkata, and Rangaswamy (18) of Holenarsipura taluk, Hassan district, were arrested from a house in Kadirenahalli Cross at JHBCS Layout around 6.15 pm, the police said.

The three were the customers, police said.

Deepa (23), Poonam Singh (22), Nisha Dutta (23), Poonam Saigal (25), Mahek Singh (22), Shakila Mandal (24), Roopa Mandal (23), Priya Sarkar (20), Shaloo Singh (18), Shalini Mandal (24), and Pooja Sarkar (23) – all from Mumbai – were arrested on charges of flesh trade.

The police also seized an SUV with 'PRESS' stickers, a mobile phone and Rs 1,200 in cash.