Two Kannada actresses have been held by the narcotics wing of the Central Crime Branch on prostitution charges. Suma, who has starred in many movies and serials was arrested with Lakshmi, who ran the entire racket.
The Police raided a hotel in Bangalore on a tip off and arrested the duo along with two other pimps, Mid-Day reported.
Suma was paid Rs 2000 by Lakshmi to entertain the clients.
"Lakshmi used to arrange the client and the room and would escort Suma to and from the points," Assistant Commissioner of Police R Lakshman told the tabloid.
According to the police, the duo has been in this profession for many months and was doing this to make a quick buck.
Suma has acted in Kannada soaps like Rangoli, Mangalya and Baduku while Lakshmi has also acted in many serials.