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Two men and eight women were arrested for suspected involvement in vice activities in a six-hour police operation.
SINGAPORE: Ten people have been arrested in a police operation against a vice syndicate.
The anti-vice blitz was carried out on Wednesday by officers from the Criminal Investigation Department and Police Intelligence Department.
Two men and eight women, aged 19 to 37, were arrested for their suspected involvement in vice activities.
During the six-hour operation, police conducted raids at Ang Mo Kio, Jelapang Road, Mergui Road and Rangoon Road.
Business records of the syndicate, several computers, mobile phones and cash amounting to about S$26,000 were seized.
Police investigations are ongoing.
Those found guilty of committing vice activities could be fined up to S$10,000 and jailed up to five years under Chapter 353 of the Women's Charter.
Any men convicted of a second or subsequent offence under the provision can also be caned, in addition to a jail sentence.