68 arrested in Orchard Road for vice activities

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested 68 people in the Orchard Road area.

Police said the arrests were carried out at nine public entertainment outlets and an office.

Fifty-three women, aged between 19 and 35, were arrested for suspected involvement in vice activities, while 10 men and five women between 22 and 54 years old were nabbed for suspected involvement as members of a vice syndicate.

Police said the 53 women, who were employed at the entertainment outlets, were suspected of offering sexual services to patrons.

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