Four women, manager and another were arrested in a brothel which had been operating clandestinely at No.15/01,Pagoda Road, Nugegoda by the Mirihana Police.
Police said that brothel had been operating under the guise of an Ayurvedic medical centre for a considerable period of time.
The suspects were from Pelawatta, Kottegoda, Mudalakkuliya, Kaduwela, Haburugala and Yakkala areas, Police said
The suspects are to be produced before the Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court today (20).
The Mirihana Police is conducting further investigations.