The wife of a tax officer has been booked here for running a sex racket, police said Wednesday. The racket operating out of a spa and massage parlour, located on the second floor of DT City Centre Mall here on the Mehrauli-Gurgaon road, was busted Tuesday evening.
"The parlour was being run by Kanta Sharma. We have sent her notice to join the investigation and will grill her soon," Sandeep Kumar, chief of Sector 29 police station, told IANS.
Kanta's husband is an excise and taxation officer posted in Gurgaon. Five women from the northeast, aged 20 to 25 years, along with a customer, were arrested.
"All accused were identified as natives of Manipur and Nagaland. The customer arrested is a Gurgaon resident. They have been sent to seven days' judicial custody by the court of Magistrate Joginder Singh," the officer added.
A police complaint under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act has been registered.