A police officer, 24, together with his concubine, 25, is suspected of pimping. Both suspects have been placed under preventive arrest for 30 days.
The two suspects published several advertisements on 999.md, urging several young girls to prostitution. For such services, the suspects promised the girls 500 lei per hour.
So far, police identified five girls, aged between 19 and 24.
Following several investigative measures, the suspects were detained in flagrante delicto, in the apartment where the girls provided prostitution services.
As a result of the searches, police officers seized a notebook with records of their criminal activities, several mobile phones, the numbers of which were published in advertisements.
A criminal case was initiated in this respect. In accordance with the law, persons found guilty of "pimping" shall be punished with imprisonment of 4 to 7 years.