25 Apr '16, 12am

Makeshift 'jungle brothels' found near #Punggol park

Scenic Punggol Waterway Park is a favourite spot for young families, with many having picnics and flying kites there on weekends. But after dark, another part of the park comes alive. In the forested area on a hill just a few hundred metres away from the park, a series of makeshift brothels pop up. The Straits Times visited the area, located near the Safra Punggol club, in the evening on April 17 and found three clearings about 20m from the edge of the forested area overlooking the park, which is a haunt for foreign construction workers because of its proximity to their dormitories and worksites. Each 5 sq m clearing, marked by joss sticks planted on the ground, had a blue tarpaulin sheet covering a mattress surrounded by condom wrappers, used tissues and empty water bottles. Used condoms, stained clothes and empty boxes of lubricant also littered the area. Women dressed i...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/makeshift-jungle-br...

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