Bengaluru, also called 'India's Silicon Valley', is increasingly becoming notorious for crime. In the past three days, the city has witnessed a prostitution ring being busted (three girls rescued and owner arrested), raids on gambling dens at two different places, and seizure of duplicate clothes that were being sold as branded apparel.
"The raid on the massage parlour marked the 30th such action this year," S Ravi, the city's additional commissioner of police, told International Business Times India Edition.
"There are about 200 parlours in the city," he added.
On the menace of rampant gambling in Bengaluru and its adverse impact, Ravi said: "Gambling is there since birth of mankind...it's also part of our culture. Unfortunately, in the city's gambling dens, the victims are labourers, auto drivers and restaurant waiters."
The city police also busted a drug racket recently, arresting three Nigerians.
Here are the tweets that convey a lot about the dark underbelly of the city that is home to IT software service companies such as Wipro, Infosys and Mindtree, apart from a host of public sector firms such as Bharat Electronics, BEML, and R&D centres of many multinational firms.