Beijing police crack down on prostitution

July 13th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Launching a crack-down on prostitution, Beijing police have detained 660 suspects while raiding 180 hair salons and foot massage parlours being used as prostitution fronts.

Beijing police detained 660 suspects since launching the latest drive June 26, Global Times reported.

Double the number of prostitutes were arrested and the number of establishments raided has increased almost five times compared to statistics of the same period last year, police said.

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