Belthangadi: Police on Tuesday arrested seven persons, including five women for carrying out prostitution at a lodge in Ujjire.
The arrests were made a day after police issued a stern warning to lodge owners to keep a check on illegal or criminal activities.
Based on the tip-off given by the activists of Rashtriya Hindu Jagran Vedike, police conducted a raid at the lodge on Tuesday evening and arrested seven persons.
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As per the police rampant prostitution activities are being carried out at the lodges in the area. An investigation is underway to bust the human trafficking gang.