The Police conducted an enforcement operation against massage establishments along Jalan Besar, Boat Quay, Tras Street, Cavan Road, Maude Road, Park Road and Foch Road from 16 to 17 October 2019.
During the two-day operation conducted by officers from Central Police Division, four unlicensed massage establishments were detected and one licensed massage establishment was found to have contravened licensing conditions. Five women, aged between 25 and 34, were arrested for offences under the Women's Charter and the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act. One 44-year-old woman was arrested for offences under the Women's Charter.
Investigations are ongoing.
Actions will be taken against the operators for flouting the rules and regulations under the Massage Establishments Act. The Police take a serious view against anyone involved in criminal activities and will continue to take tough enforcement actions against those found breaking the law.
Source: Singapore Police Force