Nawala brothel raided, 20 arrested

Friday, 19 January 2018 - 8:49

Police have raided a brothel in Welikada, Nawala after obtaining a search warrant from the court.

Police said the raid was carried out by a police team from the Mirihana Crime Prevention Unit.

The brothel has been operated in the guise of a massage clinic.

Altogether 20 persons, including 18 women were arrested. The 2 men were allegedly managing the house of ill repute.

The suspects are aged between 19 and 64 years and are residents of Hatharaliyadda, Hingurakgoda, Ratmalana, Moneragala, Jayanthipura, Matale, Nugathalawa, Wellampitiya, Pathana, Kudaoya, Haarakuruwita, Moratuwa, Bambaragaswewa, Maho, Yogiyagala, Dayagama, Madapatha, Ambalangoda, Hamurugoda, and Kumbutte.

The suspects will be produced before courts today and Welikada police conduct further investigations.

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