Police to take action against 445 brothels in Lahore - Pakistan Today

Police to take action against 445 brothels in Lahore

LAHORE: In the provincial capital, prostitution has been taking place in more than 445 brothels. Particularly, 126 brothels in Model Town division, 96 in Saddar division, 75 in City division, 52 in Iqbal Town division, 51 in Civil Line division and 43 in Cantt division, are outside of the fold of police, according to a secret report.

Lahore CCPO has marked 445 hostels, 110 guest houses and other hotels which have the backing of certain influential people. It has been decided to squelch these centres and pursue serious action. The report contains very precise details about their location as well.

A DIG spokesperson has said that all SPs have been told in Lahore to carry out action on a daily basis against these brothels. He also said that if any official is involved in protecting any of these centres, then strict action will be taken against them.

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