TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Friday announced a crackdown on recommendation services located in the area around JR Uguisudani Station for allegedly facilitating prostitution, reports TBS News (Oct. 25).
On Thursday, officers took Yorikazu Morita, 48, into custody for allegedly introducing male customers to Tsuya Hime, an out-call sex club he manages, by directing them through his five no-charge service recommendation shops between August and September.
According to Jiji Press (Oct. 25), a total of 12 suspects were arrested for violating the Anti-Prostitution Law regarding solicitation or mediation.
Tsuya Hime employs 45 women and has collected 200 million yen in revenue in the past year, police said.
Morita has reportedly admitted to the allegations. “There is no question that I carried out such a system,” the suspect is quoted by police.