The police in Maradana arrested 13 women and a man from a guest house in Dematagoda.
A special crimes unit of the police carried out the arrest after raiding a guest house at the location.
During the raid the police found 13 women aged between 19 and 35 and investigations revealed that they were involved in prostitution.
The women are residents of Pannipitiya, Nikaweratiya, Lunugala, Pusselawa, Mattugama, Welimada, Ambanpola and Hatton.
All 14 suspects, which includes the man operating the brothel, are to be produced in court today. (Colombo Gazette)