29 Kenyan prostitutes arrested in brothel in Saudi Arabia
Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested 29 Kenyan women for engaging in prostitution in a brothel owned by Pakistani nationals, local media reports.
The Kenyan women were arrested alongside three Pakistani nationals who were running the illegal business in Saudi’s Riyadh city.
The Riyadh Daily reported on Monday that police raided the building for illegal liquor den but stumbled upon a brothel in the process.
“An initial search of the building in AlDar AlBaida neighborhood in southern Riyadh also revealed a makeshift factory for producing liquor,” reports the newspaper.
ENGAGED IN PROSTITUTION
Riyadh Police spokesman Col. Fawaz Al-Mayman said the Pakistanis 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,” added the newspaper.
The news has elicited mixed reaction among Kenyans in Gulf nations as users in a popular Facebook group weighed in on the matter.
Tesy Sophia commented, “aki wanawake wakenya tujue kilicho tuleta gulf ukishindwa na kazi au nyumba uliopata ni mbaya.better u change nyumba or u go back home u try another country hii mambo ya prostitute si poa inaharibu jina la kenya yawa.or better mrudi kenya mfanyie huko umalaya nkt.hii ndio infanya hawataki Kenyans.”
Kamuiru Wachira quipped: “Good job arrest them all.Mtu aliambia wazazi ameenda job abroad mkasahau mlivyoacha kwenu mkakam kujiburudisha forty days are over.Sasa hapa ndio uhuru ataambiwa asaidie.”
Onyambu Vincent commented, “Shame mkiuliwa watu wanalaumu waarabu ,utasikia wengine hapa eti waombee .Tukiongea wanasema Lila MTU na maisha take upuuzi mtupu Fanya kilicho kuleta gulf mengi email ends kwenu ukafanyie huko.”
Muthoni Mwangi questioned, “3 Pakistan owns the place 29 Kenyan women prostituting wapi wanunuzi or who were they prostituting with?”