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Raids on prostitution merely 'income source for officials'

  • Agnes Winarti

    The Jakarta Post

Bekasi | Fri, December 26 2008 | 11:20 am

PREMIUM The 2004 ruling against prostitution in Bekasi may have noble intentions but only targets sex workers while allowing pimps and clients get away. An official in Bekasi responsible for combating the sex trade said the measure had still been effective in wiping out the "social disease" of prostitution. "There can't be smoke without fire. Our job is to extinguish that fire," head of administrat...