New Delhi: Income tax officials raiding the house of businessman Pritindra Nath Sanyal’s stumbled upon more than undeclared assets when they found that his residence was brimming with foreign women who were allegedly being put in the flesh trade.

The income tax officials were conducting raids in Sanyal’s residence in Lucknow and Delhi when they caught the kingpin of an international sex syndicate red-handed. It is believed that some army officials are also involved in the case.

“During search, copies of passports and phone numbers from Central Asian countries were seized from the residence of the accused. Messages exchanged between him and his associates revealed financial transactions with foreign women,” claimed one of the officials.

After the 63-year-old’s arrest, officials handed him over to the Delhi police for further investigation. “We have arrested PN Sanyal. It seems that he was involved in illegal activities like human trafficking and used to cheat and impersonate people by posing as Member of Parliament and senior bureaucrat,” said DCP (south) Ishwar Singh.

One of the women confessed to a reporter that she was being held against her will and that she had tried to commit suicide many times before.

With Sanyal’s arrest, it is suspected that more parliamentarians will be caught in the ambit of this sex racket.