Popular Tamil actress Sangeetha Balan, who is seen in Sun TV’s Vani Rani along with Radhika Sarathkumar, has been arrested for allegedly running prostitution in a private resort at Panayur in Chennai. As per the reports, the Chennai police raided the resort on East Coast Road in Chennai after they got a tip-off about the sex racket. Some women from different states, especially from North India, have been rescued and sent to a rehabilitation center in the city.

A man named Suresh also got arrested for helping Sangeetha to run the prostitution rack in Chennai. and produced them before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Egmore. The two were reportedly sent to jail.

Sangeetha Balan had made her acting debut with Tamil film Karuppu Roja in 1996. She has worked as a character artiste in several movies and Unmai and Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum are notable among them.

Vani Rani is a family soap opera about twin sisters played by Raadhika Sarathkumar. Sangeetha plays the role of Sundari Kaaliappan.