Prostitution network in Salmiya busted

KUWAIT: Residency affairs detectives busted a prostitution network in Salmiya, whose members promoted their services through social media. Detectives learned about an apartment in Salmiya where residency law violators were living and practicing prostitution, and posted indecent pictures on social media to lure customers. Detectives carried out investigations, resulting in the arrest of 12 Asian and African women. They confessed to the charges and were sent to concerned authorities.

Head of the emergency team in at Mubarak Al-Kabeer municipality branch Nasser Al-Hajiri said a campaign resulted in issuing six citations that varied between operating a place for purposes other than what it was licensed for and having a sign that does not meet conditions mentioned in its license, while 115 signboards of various sizes were removed.

By Hanan Al-Saadoun

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