Sri Lanka, Jan. 14 -- Police have raided a brothel in Anuradhapura, which was operated under the guise of a tourist resort.

It was revealed that the racket was carried out subtly at different prices through telephone calls according to the needs of the buyers.

Three women aged, 23, 41 and 43 who had engaged in prostitution were arrested during the raid. They were residents of Vavuniya, Kebethigollewa and Devanampiyatissapura.

Further investigations by the police revealed that the 23-year-old woman was eight months pregnant.

Police have also arrested the owner of a brothel. Reportedly, the suspect, a 41-year-old man, was in possession of 02 grams and 230 milligrams of heroin at the time of his arrest.

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