Women on social pass visits arrested for vice-related activities

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Three women of foreign nationalities, aged between 37 and 42, have been arrested by the police for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities.

In a press release on Friday (June 23), police said they conducted a raid on Wednesday (June 21) in the vicinity of Jurong West 65 which resulted in the arrests.


Photo: Singapore Police Force

The suspects arrested had allegedly made use of their stay in Singapore on valid social passes to commit vice-related activities and preliminary investigations revealed that they had been advertising sexual services on various online platforms.


Photo: Singapore Police Force

Photo: Singapore Police Force

During the operation, the police seized various items such as condoms and lubricants.

Investigations are currently ongoing.

Police would like to remind all that anyone found assisting in vice-related activities will be dealt with severely.

House owners who rent their premises for vice-related activities may be prosecuted and shall be liable, on conviction, to a maximum $3,000 fine, imprisonment for up to three years, or both.

Subsequent convictions may result in a maximum $10,000 fine, imprisonment for up to five years, or both.

ljoey@sph.com.sg

Friday, June 23, 2017 – 17:20

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