A brothel which was operating in Mount Lavinia was raided by the police using a search warrant, the police media unit said today.
The police said that on information received by the police that a brothel was operating at Attidiya, a warrant was obtained from the Mount Lavinia Magistrate and a special police team carried out the raid.
During the raid the police arrested two men and three women and also sized a three-wheeler from the location.
The suspects arrested were handed over to the Mount Lavinia police.
The Mount Lavinia police are conducting further investigations. (Colombo Gazette)