Cops raid brothel, detain 19 on Sunday (June 13) night

KUALA LUMPUR: Police here have arrested 19 people in a raid on a brothel at a Setapak Indah hotel on Sunday(June 13) night.

Kuala Lumpur deputy CID chief Asst Comm Nasri Mansor said police detained two local workers - a man and a woman - along with nine foreign women, who are believed to have been working as prostitutes.

"We also detained eight men who were customers; seven locals and a Bangladeshi national," said ACP Nasri.

"We seized 21 condoms, three towels, RM400 in cash and various lubricants," he said when contacted on Monday (June 14).

ACP Nasri said police will investigate how long the prostitution syndicate has been operating.

"We will uncover their modus operandi. We are determined to curb vice activities in the city," he added.

He also urged those with information on any illegal activity to contact the KL police hotline at 03-21159999 or the nearest police station.

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