22 women checked and 6 arrested after police raid 7 massage outlets

Six women aged between 24 and 48 were arrested after police raided seven massage establishments in the vicinity of Jalan Besar, Dalhousie Lane, Dunlop Street, Mayo Street and Sago Lane on Aug 2.

They had committed offences under the Women’s Charter and were working without a valid work permit, said the police in a news release.

As part of the ongoing enforcement against illegal activities in massage establishments, officers from Central Police Division had checked a total of twenty-two women in the seven outlets during the operation.

Police also seized thirty massage beds, ten shower cubicles and other paraphernalia used by the massage outlets.

Investigations against the operators of the seven massage outlets and the six suspects are ongoing.