The Sadar thana police in a raid on July 20 arrested three sex workers along with three pimps from a hotel in the town.
The arrested sex workers were Maya Akhter (25), Kabita (24) and Sumi Akhter (18).
The arrested pimps were Sagar Ahmed (28), Md. Russel (24) and Harun-ur-Rashid (30).
Acting on a tip-off, a team of police raided Hotel Three Star in the town and after a search arrested the three sex workers who were engaged in anti-social activities with the three pimps. Sensing the appearance of police hotel manager Mazharul Islam managed to flee.
Informed sources said Mazharul Islam had been carrying on the business of anti-social activities in the hotel for long. Earlier, police arrested a good number of sex workers but Mazharul did not stop the business.
Police after recording a case sent the six arrested to jail following a court order.