The Police have arrested 99 women, aged between 22 and 43, for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities.
In a four-day operation that ended on 15 June 2017, officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the six Police land divisions conducted coordinated raids at multiple locations islandwide, including hotels and residential units at Geylang, Serangoon Road, Balestier Road and Woodlands, resulting in the arrests. Investigations are still ongoing.
The Police will continue to take tough enforcement action and clamp down on such activities. Anyone found assisting in vice activities will be dealt with severely.
Any house owners who rent their premises to any person for vice-related activities will be prosecuted and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $3,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or to both and, in the case of a second or subsequent conviction, to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to both.
Source: Singapore Police Force