11 arrested during police operation against massage parlours, public entertainment outlets

Ten women and one man, aged between 21 and 38, were arrested during an enforcement operation against massage establishments and public entertainment outlets on Oct 16 and 17.

The two-day operation was conducted by Central Police Division along Kallang Bahru, Crawford Lane, North Bridge Road, Middle Road and Dalhousie Lane.

Two unlicensed massage establishments were detected and a 38-year-old woman was arrested for offences under the Women’s Charter.

In addition, two public entertainment outlets were found to have contravened licensing conditions.

Nine women, aged between 21 and 31, were arrested for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act and Immigration Act.

A 30-year-old man was also arrested under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.

Actions will be taken against the operators for flouting the rules and regulations under the Public Entertainment Act and Massage Establishment Act, added the police in a statement.