Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Brothel proprietors get seven years in prison

Brothel proprietors get seven years in prison

Two massage parlour owners were sentenced yesterday to serve seven years in prison each for facilitating prostitution at their Phnom Penh establishment. Ly Sok Leng, presiding judge at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, said Yong Thuon, 36, and her husband Ty Bros, 43, were charged with “procurement with aggravating circumstances” by the court.

It emerged in court that police had been alerted to the illegal services after an undercover police officer paid for sex with one of the massage workers, leading to a raid on June 29.

“They operated a massage and steam service, but they also provided sexual services and prostitution,” said Ly Sreng, an official with the National Police’s Anti-Human Trafficking Department.

Police said they detained six women and two underage girls in the raid. They also confiscated a number of used condoms from the parlour as evidence.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Bodies of Cambodian peacekeepers returned to Kingdom

The bodies of four Cambodian peacekeepers killed by a Christian militia in Central African Republic were repatriated to the Kingdom and honoured in an airport ceremony on May 21.

Phnom Penh eats: Ptas Nak Battambang

As the name suggests, Ptsa Nak Battambang – which in English means Battambang's house – is the right place for those who want to try some of the province's typical dishes in Phnom Penh.

Opposition leader Kem Sokha uses his hat to gesture to supporters during a campaign rally yesterday in Siem Reap province. Facebook

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday threatened to unleash war on the opposition party if he loses patience with their campaign for the June 4 commune

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday sought to deflect criticism that the ruling party invited election observers of questionable credibility