Indian-origin Canadian man nabbed for running sex racket

July 3rd, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A Canadian national of Indian origin was arrested here Thursday with three girls for allegedly running a prostitution racket, the police said. Acting on a tip-off, a policeman was sent as a decoy customer to strike a deal with the accused, Ashok Sethi, in Greater Kailash area of the city, the police said.

Sub-inspector Rohtash Kumar, the decoy, was given signed notes. The police scooped on Sethi and arrested him as the deal was finalised and cash changed hands.

Three girls, all in their twenties, were apprehended along with Sethi. A large number of pornographic CDs, condoms, and stimulant pills were also seized from the accused.

A case under the Suppression of Immoral Trafficking Act was registered against the accused and the police are investigating Sethi’s involvement in international sex trade.

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