The Colombo Fort Magistrate and Additional District Judge Namal Balalle ordered the remanding, them till November 25, Seven Thai women and two local employees, of a small time plush hotel in Kollupitiya, who were charged with prostitution by the Foreshore Police.
Police informed Court that the arrests were made after sending in a decoy.
Police also informed Court that Rs 6,000 was charged from each client to procure the services of these women.
The hotel was also equipped with a massage parlour.
Defence submitted that Police had acted in a manner contrary to the Police Gazette by employing a decoy. President Counsels Daya Perera and Kalinga Indatissa appeared for the suspects.