Massage shop a front for prostitution: police

Massage shop a front for prostitution: police

Vietnamese national Nguyen Thiyi has been arrested for allegedly procuring prostitutes.

Police raided her Sihanoukville massage shop and caught two of her workers involved in sexual acts with clients, said Colonel Chor Heng, chief of provincial anti-human trafficking police.

“She operated a massage business in Preah Sihanouk province, but she secretly provided sex services for clients,” he said.

Thiyi is expected to be sent to court today, and could face up to five years in prison if convicted of procuring prostitutes.


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