Kolkata: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) have busted a sex racket from Hooghly and arrested four persons including a woman for their alleged involvement in the racket.
The CID had specific information that a sex racket was operating from a hotel called Bishramika Guest House situated on Indira Gandhi Road in Hooghly's Konnagar.
A team from the CID raided the hotel on Wednesday night and arrested the accused. Four minor girls have been rescued from there.
Locals informed the police that illegal activities have been going on in the hotel for quite sometime. Young girls were brought in from various parts of the state. Two managers of the hotel have been arrested in this connection. One male pimp and one female pimp were also among the arrested persons.
They have been identified as Avinash Kanu, Bibekananda Bera, Sukh Dev Das and Kalpana Chakraborty.
The CID officials are investigating if other persons are involved in the racket.
In the preliminary investigation, the officials have come to know that the accused used to engage minor girls into the business.
Police are not ruling out the possibilities of others being involved in the racket. The CID officials are trying to know their names.