A brothel run by a politically connected millionaire at Pagoda Road, Nugegoda was raided yesterday (November 17) by Panadura Central Vice Squad.
The manager of the brothel and two prostitutes were also arrested. The police is conducting further investigations to arrest the owner as well.
The millionaire owns five hotels in Nugegoda, two hotels in Aturugiriya, a night club and a bar.
The establishment the brothel operated , which consists of 13 rooms,had been bought by him for Rs 35 million last April.
The police has revealed that the cost to spend an hour with a prostitute is Rs 6000 and each extra hour adds an amount of Rs 2000.
The detained manager is a resident of Bulathsinhala and the two prostitutes, aged 21 and 23, are from Passara and Sapugaskanda.