The Police have arrested 12 women, aged between 21 and 43, during a two-day enforcement operation against massage establishments and public entertainment outlets along Syed Alwi Road, Middle Road and Beach Road on 2 and 3 May 2019

During the enforcement checks conducted by Central Police Division, one unlicensed massage establishment was detected. Two women, aged 30 and 43, were arrested for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.

During the enforcement checks on public entertainment outlets, two outlets were found to have contravened public entertainment licensing conditions. Ten women, aged between 21 and 33, were arrested for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.

Investigations are ongoing.

Actions will be taken against the operators for flouting the rules and regulations under the Massage Establishment Act and Public Entertainment Act. The Police takes a serious view of anyone involved in criminal activities and will continue to take tough enforcement action against those found breaking the law.

Source: Singapore Police Force