Pimp of Indian vice ring jailed for 6 months
An Indian national, who managed three prostitutes from his country, was jailed for six months on Monday.
Kothandan Vinoth, 24, was in business here for less than a week. He had pleaded guilty to bringing in the women into Singapore and living on their prostitution earnings.
A district court heard that the women, all Indian nationals, were offered air tickets and promised a monthly salary of 30,000 rupees ($684) each to work as prostitutes in Singapore. Two of the women, Kasthuri Ramasamy, 21 , and Fathimal Ali Srinivasan, 42, flew in from Chennai with Vinoth on April 1 this year.
They all had social visit passes and the next day, the women solicited for customers at Lorong 22 Geylang from 10pm to 5am. The third woman, Padma Kadiya, 35, arrived here on April 6.