Couple Arrested for Supplying Prostitutes

24 January 2007
Kota Kinabalu

A couple has been arrested by the police for managing prostitutes at an entertainment centre in Penampang on Monday. This follows seven Filipino women, aged between 19 and 27, who escaped from there on January 7 2007.

The local man, aged 38, and the Filipino woman, in her 20s, kept the women at a house and ferried them to a nightclub in Penampang daily for paid sex. The couple had promised the women that they would be paid high salaries working as waitresses.

The women later met a a local Filipino who helped them to inform the Philippines embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

The Star Online – Couple running vice ring held
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