Man arrested for forcing wife into prostitution to repay his car loan

Wijayasiri Vidyasekera Kalutara correspondent 

Kalutara police recently arrested a man who had forced his wife into prostitution to raise funds to repay his car loan.

The suspect had been selling his wife for Rs. 5,000 to each customer at a guest house in Panvila, the police said.

The police used a decoy to arrest the husband and wife engaged in prostitution.

The owner of the guest house is also to be charged with aiding and abetting the couple, according to the police.

The suspects would be produced before the Kalutara Magistrate shortly, a senior police officer said.

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