6 women arrested in raids on massage parlours, public entertainment outlets

Six women were arrested in an enforcement operation against massage establishments and public entertainment outlets on Mar 20.

The police said in a news release on Mar 21 that they raided nine establishments located along Aliwal Street, Prinsep Street, Rangoon Road, Jalan Besar, North Bridge Road, Victoria Street, Lorong Telok, Jalan Klapa and Perak Road on Mar 20.

The women, aged between 21 and 32, were arrested for employment-related offences.

Five massage establishments and four public entertainment outlets were also found to have contravened licensing conditions. Actions will be taken against the operators under the Public Entertainment Act and Massage Establishment Act.

Investigations are ongoing.