Actress Sweta Basu Prasad arrested on charges of prostitution-followup news
September 1, 2014 - Hyderabad
Banjara Hill task force police on Sunday night have arrested actress Sweta Basu Prasad at Park Hyatt Hotel in Banjara Hills on charges of prostitution.
Police who produced her before Yerramanzil court directed to shift her to a Government rehabilitation Centre. Police who also arrested Balu was remanded to Charlapalli prison.
It may be recalled here that Sweta Basu acted in a Telugu movie ‘Kotha Bangaru Lokam’.
‘Financial compulsions made be to select’, says Sweta Basu
Tollywood actress Swetha Basu Prasad admitted that she was forced to select the prostitution due to financial commitments and compulsions.
She repented the way she selected and admitted that she committed a blunder. She reportedly told to the police of this according to sources on Wednesday.
‘I have made wrong choices and was running out of money as have to support my family as all the doors were closed. Some people encouraged me to get into this to earn money. I am not the only one who faced this problem and there are several other heroines have gone through the phase’, she said to the police.
Shweta Basu Prasad
She was born on January 11, 1991 to Sarmishta and Anuj at Jameshdpur and worked for Karishma Kaa Karishma , TV Show. She bagged National Film Award for Best Child Artiste in Makdee in 2002. he then acted in several movies like Iqbal and TV serials like Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki, Karishma Ka Karishma and many more.
Swetha actress informed the police that she had arrived in Hyderabad on August 30th to attend the ‘Santosham South Indian Film Awards’ function and she met the pimp, Balu at the event. She said that he convinced me to accept the work and he booked the hotel room,” said the actress in her statement to police. She allegedly charged Rs 1 lakh for a night and pimps like Balu charged Rs 15,000 as his commission. The actress confessed that this was her third visit to Hyderabad related to prostitution in 2014 alone.