The Police have arrested four women and two men, aged between 21 and 38, in a two-day enforcement operation against massage establishments, public entertainment outlets and secondhand dealers along Tanjong Pagar Road, Tras Street, Bencoolen Street, Rochor Canal Road, Jalan Besar, Merchant Road, Jalan Pinang and Victoria Street on 23 and 24 October 2018.
During the operation by Central Police Division, seven unlicensed massage establishments were detected. A 35-year-old woman was arrested for offences under the Women's Charter.
During the enforcement checks on public entertainment outlets, three outlets were found to have contravened licensing conditions. Three women and two men, aged between 21 and 38, were arrested for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act, Immigration Act and Liquor Control Act (Supply and Consumption) Act 2015.
During the enforcement checks on secondhand dealers, five secondhand dealers were found to have contravened the Secondhand Goods Dealers Rules, while one was found to be dealing with secondhand goods without a licence.
Actions will be taken against the operators and dealers for flouting the rules and regulations under the Public Entertainment Act, Massage Establishment Act and Secondhand Goods Dealers Act. The Police will continue to take tough enforcement action against criminal activities and those found engaging in such activities will be dealt with in accordance with the law.
Source: Singapore Police Force