8 arrested for advertising sexual services and carrying out vice activities, public gambling

A total of two women and six men were nabbed in enforcement operations against vice and illegal gambling activities on Thursday (Nov 7).

In an enforcement operation against vice activities along Balestier Road, two unlicensed massage establishments were detected.

Two women and one man aged between 44 and 54, were also arrested.

They are believed to have advertised sexual services online and carried out vice activities in one of the unlicensed massage establishments.

In another enforcement operation conducted along Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, five men aged between 51 and 63, were arrested for gambling in public.

Poker cards and cash were seized, said the police in a statement on Friday (Nov 8).

Investigations are ongoing for both cases.

"The police take a serious view of anyone found breaking the law and will continue to take tough enforcement action against vice and illegal gambling activities," they added.