Wed, 28 Aug 2013 06:15:00 GMT | By PTI

UP MLA arrested in Goa dance bar raid

Girls from different cities like Punjab and Delhi were apparently rescued during the raid

UP MLA arrested in Goa dance bar raid (© PTI)

Panaji: Uttar Pradesh MLA Mahendra Singh was among the six persons arrested by Goa Police following a raid at a Panaji dance bar who have been booked under the Anti-Prostitution Act, the police said. Police inspector Rajendra Prabhudesai Tuesday night said that Singh, the MLA from Sitapur constituency, was arrested Monday night.

Six girls, from Punjab, Delhi, Mumbai, UP and Chhattisgarh, were rescued during the raid.

Prabhudesai said police had already informed the UP Assembly Speaker about Singh's arrest as that was mandatory under law.

Singh is reportedly a four-time MLA from Sitapur. Earlier, DSP Mahesh Gaonkar said that two other people from UP, were also arrested.

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