Bhopal: BJP leader was arrested along with eight other culprits by the Cyber Cell of Madhya Pradesh for allegedly running an online sex racket in an apartment in Arera colony.
Neeraj Shakya, BJP SC/ST Cell’s media in-charge for the state was arrested among other 8 other men for running an online website called Bhopalcallgirl.in.
Police also rescued four girls in the age group of 20 to 27 who hailed from north Indian states.
Shailendra Singh Chouhan, Superintendent of Police (state cyber cell) told the reporters that the raid was carried out after they received a tip-off that some people are running an online sex racket in some apartment in Bhopal’s Arera Colony.
Neeraj was also running another business of sand supplying.
He would lure girls inviting their applications on the pretext of offering them jobs. Girls who uploaded their resumes will be contacted and called in for fake interviews.
Shailendra said Police had put the website under surveillance for the past few months and the website had many contact numbers, one number was traced to Madhya Pradesh. The location of the number was traced to Arera Colony before they raided the apartment, as reported in Hindustan Times.