Hyderabad city police busted a major prostitution racket being run by a couple under the guise of the wellness center at Jubilee Hills.
Two women, who were forced into flesh trade, were rescued. Police also arrested the ringleader Tamatam Sailaja while her husband T Parameshwar Rao is absconding. Her assistant and two clients were also apprehended.
Sources said the accused were posting advertisements with flashy pictures of women on the adult website 'Locanto’ for attracting clients. Sailaja had also shared her phone number on the website to lure customers.
Based on a tipoff, teams of Jubilee Hills police station raided Plot No 321-C in Road No.25 of Jubilee Hills late on Wednesday and caught Sailaja redhanded.
Police found that the couple had established 'Avani WellNess Center' a few months ago. But under the guise of health services, Sailaja and her husband were running a prostitution racket.
They had hired women to provide wellness services, but they were later forced into prostitution.
A woman from Gadwal district was appointed as an assistant organizer on a monthly salary of Rs 10,000 to help lure clients. During the raids, police rescued two women and nabbed Sailaja, her assistant, and two clients