Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested 29 Kenyan women after a raid on a residential building used for prostitution.
The Kenyan nationals were arrested alongside three Pakistani nationals who were running the illegal business in Saudi’s Riyadh city.
According to a local daily, Riyadh Daily, Riyadh District Police raided the building for illegal liquor den but stumbled upon a brothel in the process.
The paper reports “an initial search of the building in AlDar AlBaida neighborhood in southern Riyadh also revealed a makeshift factory for producing liquor.”
Riyadh Police spokesman Col. Fawaz Al-Mayman said the Pakistanis, all in their 30s were running the business while the Kenyan women engaged in prostitution.
The accused are in police custody prior to transferring them to the competent authority for further investigations and filing of charges.