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Suspect remanded for directing women to Singapore for prostitution

Aug 13, 2010 5:23:51 AM - itnnews.lk

The main suspect who had been involved in taking women to Singapore for prostitution under the pretext of sending them for dancing shows has been remanded.

The suspect was arrested from Beruwala area. He was produced before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court and remanded till 18th of this month. Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in Singapore had lodged a complaint with the CID in this regard.

The CID informed the Court that a several young women who have been victimized were found in Singapore and statements will be recorded from them. The CID further said that certain young women are reluctant to make statements due to pressure and an investigation has been launched in this connection.