52 arrested for alleged prostitution

52 arrested for alleged prostitution

52 arrested for alleged prostitution

Written by Staff Writer

18 Jan, 2020 | 11:03 am

Colombo (News 1st): 52 women have been arrested on suspicion of engaging in prostitution during an operation based in the Western Province. The police stated that they were remanded after being produced before the court.

Ten suspects have been arrested in connection with the management of brothels. The suspects are aged between 17 and 40 years.

In this operation, 32 massage centers have been inspected on court orders. Police said that 18 illegal massage parlors were identified.

The raids were carried out on the directions of Senior DIG of the Western Province Deshabandu Tennakoon.

 

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