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BROTHELS, crim. law. Bawdy-houses, the common habitations of prostitutes; such places have always been deemed common nuisances in the United States, and the keepers of them may be fined and imprisoned.
     2. Till the time of Henry VIII, they were licensed in England, when that lascivious prince suppressed them. Vide 2 Inst. 205, 6; for the history of these pernicious places, see Merl. Rep. mot Bordel Parent Duchatellet, De la Prostitution dans la ville de Paris, c. 5, Sec. 1; Histoire de la Legislation sur les femmes publiques, & c., par M. Sabatier.

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The victim succeeded in escaping from the brothel and with help of an NGO registered the complaint against her mother, rapist and the brothel owner.
The officer was granted bail and will stand trial next year alongside seven other defendants who also deny conspiracy to manage a brothel.
Mr Iqbal faces five charges of misconduct in a public office, conspiracy to manage a brothel, conspiracy to money launder and conspiracy to possess Class A drugs with intent to supply.
Police made a total of 58 visits to brothels with The Viper Room in Brisbane's south the next most visited brothel racking up six encounters with police, the Brisbane Times reported.
Later on, the woman who was running through the woods is found murdered, so Gently enlists Tina's help to track the killer before he strikes again, taking them to a brothel for answers.
Hussain, of Douglas Avenue Hodge Hill, admitted the same offences as Iqbal - conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to supply, conspiracy to manage brothels and conspiracy to launder money - and was jailed for eight years and four months.
Michael Kolokotroni, 49, and Adam Weir, 39, denied keeping the "Gentlemen's Club" in Grange Road East as a brothel between January, 2013, and a police raid last June.
The producers of "Game of Thrones" Season 5 have shared some details about building a brothel set in the upcoming season.
5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Upon hearing reports that Justin Bieber was seen leaving a Brazilian brothel while on tour, Bunny Ranch legal brothel owner and star of HBO's "Cathouse" Dennis Hof is making a public appeal to him to stop risking his health and instead spend time with the ladies of his seven legal brothels in Nevada.
A PHOTOGRAPHER who helped run a brothel and took pictures of women working there has avoided prison.
Sharjah Police initially received a tip-off about one of the gangs operating a brothel in a neighbouring emirate and forcing the women to escort clients in Sharjah.
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