17 women arrested in suspected vice operations

17 women arrested in suspected vice operations

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested 17 women, age between 20 and 36 years, in an operation at a public entertainment outlet in the vicinity of Newton Road.

The women were arrested for unlawful employment offences, as well as offences under the Miscellaneous Offences Act, Chapter 184, said a police press release.

Investigations against the suspects are ongoing.

The six-hour operation was carried out by Tanglin Police Division.

The operation is part of ongoing police enforcement efforts to deter and detect criminal activities at entertainment outlets, and serves as a warning that those who engage in illicit activities will be dealt with in accordance to the law.

spanaech@sph.com.sg

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