Chennai: In a shocking case, a Tamil actress was arrested by Chennai Police for allegedly running a sex racket at a private resort located on the East Coast road of the city.
The actress, identified as Sangeetha Balan, was held along with a man, Satish, alleged to be her partner in running the racket, when cops raided the resort on the basis of a tip-off.
It is also reported that three other women have been rescued. The other women are reportedly from different states and they were also allegedly involved in the racket, police said.
The actress used to lure young girls by promising those well-paid jobs and chances to feature in flicks and TV shows.
Both, reportedly, were sent to jail after being produced in the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Chennai.
Sangeetha made her acting debut with 1996 Tamil film Karuppu Roja. She then worked in movies such as Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum. She is currently playing the role of Sundari Kaaliappan in Vani Rani. Besides, Sangeetha was also seen in shows like Chellamay Aval, Sabitha alias Sabapathi and Valli.