According to unconfirmed news reports, an Indian Bollywood actress has been arrested by the Thailand police, after she was caught red-handed in a high-profile prostitution racket operating from a 7-star beach resort.
While the identity of the actress is not known, a source in the Thailand police said that the actress gave her name as Priyanka Chopra and claimed that she has acted in several big-ticket Bollywood movies. The police are trying to ascertain the real identity of the actress.. However, sources say that this is a case of mistaken identity or the girl has a similar name as Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra.
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Other actresses who were arrested for prostitution:
Meanwhile, according to a report in Bollywoodlife, an actress who has worked in films of Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar was recently arrested from a five star hotel in Goa in a prostitution racket case. According to reports the actress who has worked in Hindi and Telugu films was arrested along with Ayesha Sayyed a 30-year-old Mumbai resident, who is said to be the mastermind behind this racket.
According to the , the Goa crime branch claimed to have busted a ‘VIP’ prostitution ring involving upcoming Bollywood actresses based out of Mumbai. The ring reportedly attracted VIP clientele who flew down to Goa frequently. The police said they have arrested the ring leader 46-year old Anand Kumar, along with four of his agents during the raid. The local court has granted the police five days custody of the arrested.
Following a decoy setup by the police, the officials were able to arrest Pramod Kumar, who upon interrogation led them to his handler Anand Kumar’s residence at, Ribander, in North Goa.
“At another location rented out by Anand we found a woman – whom we rescued, and arrested three other traffickers namely Indradev, Santhosh and Ramudesh who acted as security,” Superintendent of Police, said.
Senior actress Sukhanya who recently started her second innings by playing Mahesh Babu’s mother in Srimanthudu is booked in a brothel case in a hotel at Chennai. Police say that Sukhanya is habituated to lavish life and her current earnings are not helping her and so she resorted to flesh trade.
In another blow to Southern film industry, Tollywood actress Neetu Agarwal was arrested in red sanders case. She is the latest addition in the list of actresses who have come under scanner for their involvement in either flesh trade or smuggling.
Popular South Actresses Arrested for Prostitution
It is hard to believe, but Yamuna who worked in several Kannada films was arrested by the Bangalore police for her alleged involvement in a prostitution racket in 2011. The popular actress Yamuna was arrested by the Bangalore police for her alleged involvement in a prostitution racket in the ITC Royal Gardenia, a Five Star hotel, situated on Vittal Mallya road in Bangalore in January, 2011.
Saira Banu, who worked in several South Indian films, was also caught during a police raid in Hyderabad in 2010.
- Saira Banu and Jyothi Telugu Saira Banu, Jyothi were arrested for their alleged involvement in a prostitution racket. On August 23, 2010, the Hyderabad police busted the racket at Spring Heaven Apartments in Begumpet, Hyderabad.
Kinnera who worked as lead actress in a couple of Telugu films, apparantly joined the trade as a sex broker as was revealed in a news channel’s sting operation. Actress Kinnera, who has acted as heroine in few Telugu films, reportedly joined the trade as a sex broker. In a News Channel’s sting operation, she was seen telling the in and outs of Tollywood and grab roles in their own style by convincing producers and directors.
This South Indian B grade actress has been arrested more than once for running a prostitution racket in Chennai. Glamourous actress Bhuvaneswari was arrested on October 1, 2009 for allegedly running flesh trade at her Shastri Nagar apartment in Chennai. It was her second arrest. She had been arrested seven years ago on similar charges and was later acquitted.
Tamil actress and item girl Aish Ansari, was arrested from Jodhpur for being involved in flesh trade in 2011. Sources claim to have learnt that she offered her services across the country to customers in all major cities. Several wigs of different colours, used as a disguise apparently to hoodwink police, were also recovered from her. Actress Aish Ansari, who has also played small roles in Hindi films like Chalte Chalte and Om Shanti Om, has been caught red handed, while she was engaged in sex trade activities on Tuesday, November 05, 2013. The Jodhpur Police have arrested the item girl along with three other men, when she was entering the Hotel Takht Vilas in Raikabagh Road with them. The high profile sex racket was said to be operated online.
Whether with the intent to create sensation, or just an impuslive confession, Bollywood’s bad girl Sherlyn Chopra admitted through Twitter two years ago that she has been involved in sex for money, but it has always been a compulsion and never a happy choice for her.
Shweta Basu Prasad, the cute girl who won national award for her performance in 2002 film ‘Makdee’ was recently arrested for being involved in a prostitution racket.
Sravani who has featured in Telugu serials like Himabindu and Laya, was caught red handed in hi-profile sex rocket busted in Madhapur on October 03, 2013. After getting a lead, special operation task force raided apartment number 203 of fortune towers in Madhapur and caught Sravani and Jayaraj Steel Co owner Sanjan Kumar Goenka red handed. Task force confiscated about Rs 2 Lakhs from them.
Therefore, along with the reports of Divya Sri’s involvement in prostitution, erroneously photos of Sri Divya were published with the articles. This created huge confusion.
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Acting on a tip-off, a team of Social Security Cell led by senior inspector Bhanupratap Barge contacted Jagtap through a decoy customer. Jagtap allegedly assured the decoy customer that she would provide him the model-cum-cheergirl at the hotel for Rs 1.5 lakh.
After the decoy customer confirmed sex trade, the police raided the spot and nabbed the cheergirl along with Jagtap. Both were booked under different sections of the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act. The police said the cheergirl hails from Nagpur, but was currently living in Mumbai.