KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 30 foreign women, suspected of being involved in prostitution activities, were detained in raids on three premises in Jalan Pasar Baharu, Jalan Pudu and Jalan Imbi here on Thursday.

Dang Wangi district police chief Noor Dellhan Yahaya said the women, aged 23 to 59, have been remanded for four days until Monday to help in the investigation under Section 372B of the Penal Code and Section 6 (1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1959/63.

“In the raids, police also seized various items among which were 14 rolls of tissue, 16 bath towels, 16 packets of wet wipes, 100 condoms, an access card, four bottles of lotion and cash amounting to RM400,” he said in a statement today.

He urged the public who have any information on illegal activities to come forward to provide cooperation and information at the Dang Wangi district police office (IPD) at 03-2600 2222 or any nearby police station,” he added. - Bernama