The Straits Times
Published on Sep 08, 2012

71 women nabbed in Geylang raid


Law enforcement officers have arrested 71 women in an eight-hour multi-agency operation on entertainment outlets in the Geylang area.

The women were arrested for unlawful employment and immigration offences after officers conducted enforcement checks at the outlets.

The joint operation, which ended at 5am this morning, involved officers from Bedok Police Division, Central Narcotics Bureau and the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

The entertainment outlet operators were also summoned for flouting various public entertainment, health and fire safety regulations.