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Man helped run secret brothel in Chinatown


A vice syndicate operated two massage parlours on the quiet in Chinatown shophouses rented by a construction firm.

On Monday, one of its members was sentenced to three months in jail for living off the earnings of a prostitute and abetment in the running of a brothel.

A district court heard that Huang Han Jie, 29, had manned one of the massage parlours. He also pleaded guilty to collecting $1,000 in all from a prostitute from Feb14 to 24 last year.

She had earned $150 each from 20 customers during the 10 days and he took a one-third cut.

Court papers stated that in early 2010, Koh Swee Beng, 47, paid $700 a month to Loh...