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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)

  Comments - 8

  • ANTON Thursday, 24 August 2017 01:57 PM


    mark Thursday, 24 August 2017 02:01 PM

    This is not new, go through the newspaper ads you would find all parlors running the same. All services provided

    Sofia Thursday, 24 August 2017 02:33 PM

    Waste of time trying stop world's oldest profession. This is a natural phenomenon and not such a curse on society. Better for police to concentrate on drugs and other crimes which unnatural in the world.

    John Thursday, 24 August 2017 06:34 PM

    When there is demand, there will be supply. Simple economics. We cannot reduce demand in this age of mass consumption. Ha, Ha, Ha

    Ranilough de S Sirisenaa Thursday, 24 August 2017 04:08 PM

    How about these useless cops providing the service themselves ? They could earn some extra money, without having to hide behind trees to catch errant drivers.

    Suda Friday, 25 August 2017 09:54 AM

    Guys who commented in favor. Do you like to see your daughter , wife,mother any relative as a prostitute. If you like it just support it?

    Kalu Friday, 25 August 2017 12:22 PM

    your point should be "do you wanna see your husband or son going to get these services ?"

    Gamarala Friday, 25 August 2017 10:14 AM

    Its time we in Sri Lanka take an enlightened approach to the sex trade as done in more advanced countries where it could be controlled and monitered as in Amsterdam, Hamburg

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