5 Mar 2010

Samoa court orders warrants for arrests of five women

5:14 am on 5 March 2010

A District Court judge in Samoa has ordered a warrant to arrest five of the

nine women facing prostitution charges for failing to appear in court early

this week.

The women are facing charges following a police investigation based on media

reports of several young women involved in an alleged prostitution ring that

targeted local and expatriate men for paid sex.

Only four of the nine accused appeared on Tuesday before the court and were remanded on bail to await trial on June 21st