Police raid prostitution dens,
arrest racketeers, women

SHARJAH — The Sharjah Police on Thursday arrested three Asians, who were allegedly into human trafficking and running prostitution rackets, and several of their accomplices, including women, in raids.


Amira Agarib

Published: Sat 13 Nov 2010, 12:46 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 3:58 PM

A senior police officer said the Criminal Investigation Department got wind of some Asians running prostitution rackets. Subsequent investigation led one of the suspects, an Indian, who was found running a brothel with four Asian women.

“The house was raided and we managed to arrest the suspect and the women,” the officer said.

In a separate case, a Bangladeshi national was arrested for alleged human trafficking. “The suspect was arrested while trying to sell a Filipina girl to a person for Dh8,000. Five other suspects linked to the case were also arrested.”

In the third case, an Indian national was arrested after the police were tipped off that a flat in a residential building was used as a prostitution den. After completing all necessary legal procedures, the flat was raided and a Filipina and a Sri Lankanwere picked up.

The suspects are currentlydetained and will be referred to the Public Prosecution.


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