KUALA LUMPUR: Police busted a premise and detained 13 Vietnamese women for working without a valid permit in Kepong Thursday night.
The raid, which was led by city police anti-vice, gaming and secret society (D7) officer Deputy Supt Bahrain Che Rose, was conducted at about 9.30pm in Jalan Metro Perdana Barat 3, Taman Usahawan Kepong.
"The premise has been operating legally and the owner has a license issued by City Hall, it is valid until Aug 8 this year.
"However, we had to detain the women since they have no valid work permit. We also picked up a local woman, she was the caretaker of the premise," DSP Bahrain said.
He added that 32 male patrons were also checked and released after being inspected.