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11 women rescued, 17 arrested at alleged Makati prostitution den

11 women rescued, 17 arrested at alleged Makati prostitution den
Operatives of the Makati City Police arrest 16 Chinese customers and the owner of an alleged prostitution den in Makati City in a raid launched on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (Photo from Makati City Police)

Operatives of the Makati City Police arrest 16 Chinese customers and the owner of an alleged prostitution den in Makati City in a raid launched on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (Photo from Makati City Police)

MANILA, Philippines — Eleven women were rescued while 17 others were arrested from an alleged prostitution den in Makati City early Friday morning.

Operatives of the Makati City Police launched a raid on a KTV bar inside a hotel in Burgos Street in Barangay Poblacion at about 3:30 a.m., according to an initial police report.

A certain Shih Fang Chen, owner of the KTV bar, was arrested along with 16 Chinese customers.

Six other employees were also held for questioning.