27 arrested in enforcement operation against massage parlours and public entertainment outlets

Twenty-six women and one man were arrested during a two-day enforcement operation against massage establishments and public entertainment outlets on Dec 18 and 19.

In the operation was conducted by Central Police Division along Race Course Road, Beach Road and Serangoon Road, two unlicensed massage establishments were detected.

Five women, aged between 25 and 37, were caught for offences under the Women’s Charter.

Additionally, two public entertainment outlets were also found to have contravened licensing conditions.

Twenty-one women and one man, aged between 20 and 35, were nabbed for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.

Investigations are ongoing.

Actions will also be taken against the operators for flouting the rules and regulations under the Public Entertainment Act and Massage Establishment Act 2017.