The Police conducted an anti-vice operation on 30 March 2017 at a HDB unit located in Toa Payoh.

Officers from Tanglin Division arrested three women aged between 30 and 37 for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities. The suspects are believed to have advertised sexual services online and carried out vice activities in the rented residential unit. Investigations against the suspects are ongoing. Subsequent investigations will also be carried out against the house owner.

The operation is part of Police's ongoing enforcement efforts to clamp down on vice-related activities in residential estates.

Anyone who is found guilty of keeping, managing or assisting in the management of a brothel shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding S$3,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or to both and in the case of a second or subsequent conviction, to a fine not exceeding S$10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to both.