Two Indians charged with living off earnings of prostitutes

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 17:52

Singapore: Two Indian nationals have been charged with procuring four compatriot women to Singapore for prostitution and living off their earnings.

Balakrishnan Tamil Selvan, 28, and Kannaiya Ananthaprabu, 25, were believed to have committed the offences between February and April this year, reported the Channel News Asia today.

Balakrishnan is accused of procuring two of the women in February this year to work as prostitutes in Singapore.

The case would be heard again on April 29, according to the report.

The maximum penalty for procuring women to Singapore for prostitution is five years` jail and 10,000 Singapore dollar fine.

For living off the earnings of a prostitute, each man faces up to five years` jail and 10,000 Singapore dollar fine.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 17:51

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