Saturday, February 25, 2012
Mobile prostitution ring using Chinese women
Three persons including two Chinese women who were alleged to be involved in a mobile prostitution ring were remanded till February 27 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate yesterday.
The main suspect, a Sri Lankan who had allegedly operated the ring and procured two Chinese women for prostitution had been arrested by the Kollupitiya Police while he was obtaining Rs.3,000 from the decoy who carried out the raid in purchasing two Chinese women in Kollupitiya in the night on Thursday February 23.
Subsequently, the Kollupitiya Police had arrested the two Chinese women who were allegedly involved in the racket and the three-wheeler which is alleged to have been used for the operation was also taken into police custody.
When the three suspects were produced before Colombo Fort Magistrate Kanishka Wijeratne, the suspects were ordered to be remanded till February 27 and the Magistrate further directed the prison authorities that the two women be produced before a venereal diseases clinic.