BEIJING, Feb 13 – A total of 920 suspects have been apprehended as of Wednesday in a crackdown on the illegal sex trade in south China’s Guangdong Province, local authorities said.
Police have swooped 18,372 entertainment venues, including 3,592 karaoke bars and 4,201 saunas in the province.
A total of 38 karaoke bars and 156 saunas and massage parlours have been closed, Xinhua reported citing the provincial public security bureau.
The crackdown came hours after a China Central Television (CCTV) programme Sunday revealed that a dozen hotels in Dongguan city were offering sex services. — IANS