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Jakarta Post

Police bust prostitution ring in North Jakarta

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, May 22, 2017   /   10:41 am
Police bust prostitution ring in North Jakarta A Batam Immigration officer inspects four migrants arrested for their alleged involvement in a male prostitution ring in Batam last year. (JP/Fadli)

The North Jakarta Police arrested a group of men allegedly involved in a prostitution ring during a party at a gym in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, on Sunday night.  

North Jakarta Police criminal unit head Adj. Sr. Comr. Nasriadi said in a written statement that 10 people comprising prostitutes and their pimps were arrested.

Four men who ran the gym were arrested, including its owner. Meanwhile, six men who were allegedly providing sexual services during the raid were also arrested.

In addition to the 10 people, the police also detained another 131 men found inside the gym. 

According to Nasriadi, the alleged perpetrators will be charged under the 2008 Pornography Law. (dea/wit)