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16 Jamaican women held in Bahamas police operation

Published:Monday | September 14, 2015 | 9:27 AM

The Bahamas Weekly is reporting that 16 Jamaican females were arrested during a Police Anti-Crime Operation in Nassau on the weekend.

According to the police, seven of the 16 women were arrested at a nightclub on Madeira Street and the other nine at a nightclub on Robinson Road.

They are suspected of engaging in prostitution.

The police say the nightclub operators were also arrested.

A large amount of cash was reportedly confiscated from the women and the police say it may have been proceeds of crime.