They pretend to be customers at bars, where they strike up conversations with their victims. They then flirt or offer sex, get the men drunk and subsequently mug them either on the street or in their hotel rooms. One unfortunate man was thrown into a trash can by the women when he started struggling after realizing he was getting mugged. The police say many cases are going unreported because the victims are ashamed or because they are only in the city for a few days. Rugby Sevens visitors have been warned to be on their guard.
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Mostly men, they often live expense-account-subsidized lives in luxury high-rise apartments, patronizing trendy Western bars at night and socializing at members-only tennis and yacht clubs on weekends. The encounters ended with death in Mr. Sumarti was found hours later, her decomposing corpse stuffed into a suitcase on the balcony. The police said she had died on Oct. Jutting, 29, who had called the police, was charged with two counts of murder. He is now being evaluated to determine whether he is mentally fit to stand trial; if convicted, he would face life in prison. The police have released few other details.
Prostitution in Hong Kong
Prostitution in Hong Kong is itself legal, but organised prostitution is illegal, as there are laws against keeping a vice establishment , causing or procuring another to be a prostitute, living on the prostitution of others, or public solicitation. The most visible public venues for sex workers in Hong Kong , especially for tourists, are massage parlours and the so-called "Japanese style night clubs ". However, most of the commercial sex worker industry consists of women working in small, usually one room apartments, usually referred to as "one-woman brothels", the equivalent of the "walk-up brothel" in the United Kingdom. They advertise for clients through the Internet and local classifieds.
A year-old British man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the deaths of two women in Hong Kong. Rurik Jutting was held after police found the victims in an apartment in the Wan Chai area. They were called there at on Saturday GMT.