Police have raided a brothel fronting as a massage center and a gym close to Galle Road and arrested five young women and its manager.
It is alleged the place was run by a person described as a coordinating secretary to a controversial government minister.
According to the anti-vice squad at Walana in Panadura that conducted the raid this morning (Sept. 21), one of the arrested women is pregnant.
Police said the place had charged Rs. 1,000 as entrance fee.