Four arrested over Abu Dhabi massage card operation

Men said to have printed more than 100,000 cards for distribution in the city and Al Ain

One of the four men accused of illegally printing massage cards. Photo: Abu Dhabi Police
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Abu Dhabi Police have arrested four men on suspicion of printing more than 100,000 massage cards.

Officers said they uncovered three printing houses that supplied the cards for distribution in Abu Dhabi city and Al Ain.

Motorists often find these cards, bearing photos of women and advertising unlicensed massage services, placed on their vehicles.

Police made the arrests after raids on three printing houses. Photo: Abu Dhabi Police

The cards are often found tucked under vehicle windscreen wipers and on door windows and handles.

The four accused were identified by the police as Asian. No further details regarding the case were revealed.

Authorities have long been trying to clamp down on the illegal activity. Courts have handed down heavy sentences and deported offenders.

Updated: August 23, 2021, 12:41 PM