Popular Tamil actress Sangeetha Balan, who is seen in Sun TV’s Vani Rani along with Radhika Sarathkumar, has been arrested for allegedly running prostitution in a private resort at Panayur in Chennai.
The Chennai police raided the resort on East Coast Road in Chennai after they got a tip-off about the sex racket being run by the actress along with a person named Sathish. Several women from the different part of the country including North India have been rescued and sent to a rehabilitation center.
It being reported that during the investigation, a number of young actresses have been found to be involved in prostitution in the resort.
Sangeetha was arrested along with one Suresh. Both the suspects were produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Egmore.
Sangeetha, who is a well-known face to Tamil television audiences, has acted in quite a few serials in addition to Vani Rani, which features Radikaa Sarathkumar, like Chellamey and Aval. She has also acted in some films like Karuppu Roja (her debut) and the somewhat recent Tamilsevanum Thaniyar Anjalum.