Three sex workers nabbed at Jalan Pudu


KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested three foreign women believed to be sex workers following a raid at Jalan Pudu.

Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Noor Dellhan Yahaya said police conducted a raid on a premises there at 3pm on Tuesday (Dec 5) following information on alleged sex work at the location.

"We conducted intelligence gathering before we raided the premises and arrested three women and three men, all foreigners, aged between 27 and 39.

"We also seized three rolls of tissues, three towels, a tube of lubrication gel, 12 condoms, RM820 cash and a notebook," he said in a statement on Wednesday (Dec 6).

He said checks revealed two of the men arrested were potential clients while the other male suspect was believed to be the pimp.

"The three women arrested are all believed to be sex workers.

"An investigation has been opened under Section 373 and Section 372B of the Penal Code for prostitution and Section 6(1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1959/63.

"We have remanded the six to help with investigations," he said.

He urged the public to channel information on such activities to police.

Those with information can contact Dang Wangi police at 03-2600 2222.

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