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Eighteen women and two procurers were arrested yesterday on the charges of operating two brothels under the guise of Ayurvedic massage clinic in Nawala, Police said.

They said the raids were conducted after obtaining emergency search warrants from Hulftsdorp Magistrate's Court by the Special Crimes Investigation Unit of the Mirihana Police division.

The suspects aged between 19 and 64 were d residents of Hatharaliyadda, Hingurakgoda, Rathmalana, Monaragala, Jayanthipura, Matale, Nugathalawa, Wellampitiya, Pathana, Kuda Oya, Harakuwita, Moratuwa, Bambaragaswewa, Maho, Yohiyagala, Dayagama, Madapatha, Ambalangoda, Hamurugoda and Kumbutte areas.

The suspects are to be produced before the Hulftsdorp Magistrate courts at today. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)

  Comments - 10

  • Amila Friday, 19 January 2018 10:07 AM

    2500 years..........

    leo Friday, 19 January 2018 12:53 PM

    Yes..remember for most of the 2500 yr we had one of the greatest cultures in the world..it is only in the last 70 years that corruption set it in with invasion of western forces and their shrewd tactics of dominance..you should be proud of the 2500 years

    Lord Wolfstein Friday, 19 January 2018 03:23 PM

    Dear Leo. You are a daydreamer. Do you think that there was no prostitution in Sri Lanka during the 2500 years? You see only the few good things of the past. What about the ongoing wars between the different kingdoms and rulers in Sri Lanka? In the past, as well as in modern times, only the rich were doing well.

    Facts Friday, 19 January 2018 11:00 AM

    What this dignified the poverty of many rural population but still country is sleeping....

    JJ Friday, 19 January 2018 12:34 PM

    The so-called class representing liberal women who are asking for the right to purchase alcohol are too responsible for prevailing such situations.

    sinhabahu Friday, 19 January 2018 12:53 PM

    World oldest profession ? Is this a crime compared to the bond fraud ? Even Singapore being a Buddhists country this practice is legal . It's high time we get out from this shell. So called Buddhists country has a one of the highest crime rate and of course for boozeing we are rank among the top ten in the world.

    Ali Hu Kai Friday, 19 January 2018 03:17 PM

    Who said Singapore is a buddhist country? Its a multi ethnic country who call them Singaporeans.

    Saleem Friday, 19 January 2018 01:15 PM

    If a man wants to pay and get relief so what. Nothing wrong is happening between 2 consulting adults.

    daham Friday, 19 January 2018 01:17 PM

    Instead of harassing poor women like this why authorities don't consider legalizing prostitution which may definitely minimize family disputes and also raping and killing young girls.

    adwani Saturday, 20 January 2018 10:09 AM

    dahm you have not been to pasala ?? this cannot be legalize it is a crime.


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