16 women and 5 men arrested for offences involving vice activities, public gaming

Five men and 16 women, aged between 21 and 67, were arrested in enforcement operations conducted against public entertainment outlets, massage establishment, vice and public gaming on March 15.

During the operations, the Central Police Division conducted a series of enforcement checks on public entertainment outlets and massage establishments located along Temasek Boulevard, Jalan Besar, Syed Alwi Road and South Bridge Road.

Eleven women, aged between 21 and 30, were arrested for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.

Actions will also be taken against the operators of public entertainment outlets for contravening licensing conditions, and operators of massage establishments for contravening licensing conditions, operating without valid licence and allowing vice activities within their premises.

In addition, one man was arrested for managing a place of assignation in an anti-vice operation.

Five women, believed to have provided sexual services at a hotel and residential unit, were also arrested for offences under the Women’s Charter.

Landlords and hotel owners are advised to ensure that tenants do not carry out vice activities in their premises.

Four men were also arrested for public gaming. A total of $685 cash was seized. 

Investigations are ongoing.