A 41-year-old Tamil television actress was arrested by the police on Saturday for allegedly running a prostitution racket in a resort in Panaiyur on the outskirts of Chennai, officials said on Monday. Another accused named Suresh has also been arrested, adds the TOI report.More news: UK food, fuel, medicine short under 'no deal' Brexit
She is popular for playing a kind-hearted mother-in-law in hit TV show Vani Rani, which has actor Radhika Sarathkumar playing a double role.
Sangeetha is a well known face for Tamil audiences. She has also acted in some films like Karuppu Roja (her debut) and the somewhat recent Tamilsevanum Thaniyar Anjalum.More news: New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants
It has come out that few women from different states, especially from North India, have been rescued and sent to rehabilitation centre in the city.
Apart from being a part for popular daily soap Vani Rani, Sangeetha was also a part of shows like Chellamay Aval, Sabitha alias Sabapathi and Valli. The police produced Sangeetha and Suresh before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Egmore and the two were reportedly sent to jail.More news: Six dead or missing after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts