2 men and 11 women arrested for alleged involvement in vice-related activities

Two men and 11 women were arrested for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities, after a two-day operation by the police.
Two men and 11 women were arrested for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities, after a two-day operation by the police.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
Two men and 11 women were arrested for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities, after a two-day operation by the police.
Two men and 11 women were arrested for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities, after a two-day operation by the police.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

SINGAPORE - Two men and 11 women were arrested for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities, after a two-day operation by the police.

The Singapore Police Force said on Friday evening (June 29) that it had conducted a series of raids on Wednesday and Thursday, resulting in the arrests of 13 people aged between 23 and 43.

The raids were conducted in Queen Street, Kitchener Road and Race Course Road.

Preliminary investigations had found that the women were allegedly working from hotels and rented apartments, said the police.

Investigations are ongoing.

Illegal brothel operators, when convicted, can face a jail term of up to five years and be fined up to $10,000.

In addition, any person who knowingly lives wholly or in part on the earnings from another person's prostitution can be fined up to $10,000 and be jailed up to five years.