Chennai: In a shocking new scandal to hit the Tamil film industry, actor Sangeetha Balan has been held in connection with a high-level prostitution racket.
Sangeetha Balan began her acting career as a screen actor with Tamil film Karuppu Roja in 1996. Since then she has played supporting cast in numerous Tamil films. She has also been a part of several television programmes.
She was arrested for allegedly running the sex racket at a private resort in Panayur in Chennai. The police who raided the resort on a tip-off has also reportedly rescued three other young women from different states.
Sangeetha was arrested along with one Suresh. Both the suspects were produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Egmore.
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.