Eight women, a manager and two pimps had been arrested yesterday on charges of running a brothel under the guise of an Ayurvedic massage parlour at Piliyandala and Kelaniya, the Police said.
They said the raids were conducted following tip offs to the Police.
Three women suspects arrested at Piliyandala were aged 28, 29, 38 and were from Homagama, Pelmadulla and Avissawella, the Police said.
They were produced before the Kesbewa Magistrate today.
The other five women and the manager and two pimps were arrested at Kelaniya by the Colombo Crimes Investigation officers.
The women suspects were aged 24, 27, 28, 35 and 38 were from Dehiattakandiya, Minuwangoda, Dambulla, Kelaniya and Galgamuwa, the Police said.
The manager and the pimps aged 23 and 79 were from Wattala and Luniketiya Watte.
They were produced before the Maligakanda Magistrate. (Chaturanga Pradeep)