Vietnamese woman fined for prostitution

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THE Magistrate’s Court yesterday handed a fine of $500 to a Vietnamese woman who pleaded guilty to prostitution.

She will have to serve a month in jail in default of payment.

Nguyen Thi Trang, 35, admitted to DPP Kamilah binti Mohamad’s facts of the case read in court before Magistrate Hajah Ervy Sufitriana binti Haji Abdul Rahman that she had engaged in providing sexual services to a man at a hotel room in Gadong at 4pm on January 9, 2018.

Upon receiving a tip-off, police conducted a raid and arrested the defendant.