Pair in court over brothel charges
A MAN appeared in court on Tuesday charged with running a brothel in Ashford town centre.
Paul Mallinson, 38, of Jacobs Oak, South Willesborough, is charged with managing the premises in Wellesley Road.
He appeared at Ashford Magistrates Court on Tuesday alongside a second defendant, Thi Nguyen, 34, from London, who is charged with the same offence.
The court heard Ms Nguyen, of Garnies Close, Peckham, is also known as Kelly Smith.
Neither defendant entered a plea and the case was adjourned until April 10.
The pair were released on conditional bail and ordered not to contact each other.