10 mainland Chinese women arrested in Wan Chai during anti-vice operation

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29th November 2023 – (Hong Kong) Wan Chai district law enforcement agencies, in collaboration with personnel from the Immigration Department, conducted a joint operation today (28th) at 2pm based on intelligence and thorough investigations. The operation involved a surprise search of units located on Hennessy Road, Thomson Road, and Lockhart Road.

During the operation, a total of 10 mainland Chinese women, aged between 28 and 45, were apprehended on suspicion of “violating stay conditions.” All individuals arrested are currently being held for further investigation.

The joint operation aimed at combating illegal activities related to the sex trade in the Wan Chai district, where such activities have been a topic of concern. The law enforcement agencies, in coordination with immigration officials, have been actively monitoring and gathering intelligence to identify individuals involved in illegal activities and to enforce immigration regulations.