Indian jailed in Singapore for prostitution

Singapore–A 24-year-old Indian man has been jailed by a court in Singapore for managing a prostitution ring.

Kothandan Vinod has pleaded guilty to managing three Indian women after promising each of them a salary of Rs.30,000 (S$684) to work as prostitutes in Singapore, the Straits Times reported Monday.

Vinod was in Singapore on business for less than a week when he was caught.

Two of the women – Kasthuri Ramasamy, 21, and Fathimal Ali Srinivasan, 42 – had flown in from Chennai in India April 1 and started soliciting for clients at Lorong 22 Geylang area here.

The third, Padma Kadiya, 35, joined them April 6, the report said.—IANS