Bringing in shocking news this morning, a 35-year-old Bollywood production manager named Rajesh Kumar Lal has been arrested for allegedly running a prostitution racket in a plush Juhu hotel. The arrest was conducted by the social service branch on Friday night where the accused was busted and a few women were also rescued. Below are all the details you would want to know about the same.
After SS officials raided the hotel, they rescued two Uzbeki women from the hotel. According to a report in Mid Day, the preliminary investigations say that the accused Rajesh has been running the racket for more than six years now.
The raid happened when police received information that the accused was running a racket with foreign nationals involved. The police laid a trap for Lal by contacting him and pretending to be his client. When he came to the hotel with the two women, the police nabbed him and rescued the women.
After the investigation, it was revealed that Lal was in contact with a woman named Zarina from Uzbekistan, who used to deport women on demand.
“Zarina was in Mumbai a couple of years ago, and during a job hunt, she had met Lal. He told her that he provides women to customers and lured her by saying that if she introduced them to him, both would earn a good amount,” said an officer from the SS Branch.
Another official added, “We have arrested Rajesh Kumar from the hotel; this is the same hotel where we had conducted a raid on December 23. Zarina, who is the kingpin of the racket, is the main accused in the matter and currently, is in Uzbekistan,”
All are under investigation and has been handed over to the Juhu police by the SS branch.