Police busted a prostitution racket that was being run under the cover of two spa centres at MGF Mega City Mall here and arrested 11 people, officials said.

Eighteen women, including three from Thailand, were released after questioning.

Also Read Man murdered by wife’s brothers for marrying against family’s wishes

“The sex racket was being run in both spa centres with women from Thailand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. In this connection, 11 people were arrested while all 18 women were released after questioning,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Virender Vij.

The arrested accused include the owners and the managers of the two spas.

An FIR has also been registered under relevant sections of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act at Sector 29 police station, the police said.