The police raided two guest houses in the Maradana area today and arrested several women including a foreigner for engaging in prostitution.
The police said that following information received by the police a guest house at Technical junction and another one at Panchikawatte were raided.
Following the raid the police found that women were being offered for cash for prostitution at both locations.
The police arrested two men and six women including a foreign woman, the police media unit said.
All the suspects were detained at the Maradana police station and will be produced before a Magistrate tomorrow. (Colombo Gazette)