Five arrested for running brothel as massage parlour

18 July 2017 08:25 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Four women and a man were arrested yesterday on charges of having run a brothel under the guise of an Ayurvedic massage parlour at Nawala, Rajagiriya by the Welikada police, Police said.

They said the raid was conducted by the Welikada special sub police team after obtaining a search warrant from courts.

The arrested manager had operated the brothel under the guise of a massage parlour, they said.

It was revealed that the women suspects were from Yahalatenna, Moratuwa, Ingiriya and Malambe.

The suspects are to be produced before courts today. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

  Comments - 3

  • Bala Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:29 AM

    Aren't there bigger crimes and the drug menace to tackle ? No drug king pin is ever arrested - only small fry with a gram or two and they are replaced by other street vendors daily.. This is easy way to show Police are active.

    Citizen Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:32 AM

    After arresting courts will fine them then they will pay the fine and start the work again there is no point...we have to change the rule like no bail and no fine only 3 to 6 month jail...~Future Srilanka~

    Sujeeva Tuesday, 18 July 2017 02:40 PM

    Prostitution should be legalized for not being able to fulfill human needs only Sri Lanka recording the highest number of child abuse and sex searches. via DM Android App

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