Five people including four females and a male have been arrested from a flat at ward number 16 of Hakimpara.
Three girls are resident of Kolkata while a woman who was running the racket and a man involved in supplying the girls are from Siliguri. One another man said to be the kingpin managed to flee during the raid of police.
Kingpin Raju Kamar is absconding while his wife Rina and driver Nandu and three girls are in police net.
The NGO STEPS who expose the racket had done sting operation and send their member acting as a customer and traced the flat through Mobile's GPRS.
Priya Paul, Joint Secretary of STEP was a woman behind making the intelligent and daring steps to expose the sex racket. The local people today termed Priya as 'Maa Durga' and thanked her for saving the society.
|Sex racket busted in Siliguri at Hakimpara - Photo Siliguri Times|
Priya said when she went with police to raid the flat three girls were hidden inside the box bed while others were preparing to flee.
BY: PRASHANT ACHARYA