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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8:

The Twin City Commissionerate police yesterday arrested the kingpin of a sex racket which was earlier busted in Odisha capital on July 19.

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The arrested was identified as Asit Patnaik (49), a resident of Satya Nagar here.

According to sources, Patnaik was operating a sex racket at a rented house in Ganga Nagar here. After getting allegations in this regard, police had busted the racket on July 19 by conducting a raid at the house.

Though seven women engaged in the flesh trade were rescued during the raid, Patnaik had managed to flee the spot.

Acting on a tip-off regarding the presence of Patnaik at his Satya Nagar residence, the Air Field police reached the spot and arrested him. He was later forwarded to court.