Police nab nine for conducting prostitution using social media

KLUANG (Bernama) – Nine individuals compri-sing two locals and seven foreign nationals were detained in two separate raids in the district after they were believed to be involved in prostitution.

Kluang District Police Chief ACP Mohd Abduh Ismail said the first raid was conducted last Friday at 10pm after the activity was detected through the smart phone WeChat application operating from a unit of the Haji Manan Flats.

“A 61-year-old local man was arrested with three foreign women, aged 39 to 44 years, who were believed to be involved in prostitution. All are being remanded until Thursday,’’ he said in a statement yesterday.

Meanwhile, in a raid under Op Noda conducted on a hotel in Jalan Datuk Rauf at 10.15pm on February 8, a 42-year-old local man was detained with three women and a transvestite, aged 29 to 40 years, and are being remanded until Thursday.