8 Women Jailed for Prostitution in Abuja

A Zuba Grade 1 Area Court in the FCT, on November 4, 2013, Monday, sentenced eight women to six months imprisonment each for prostitution.

street-prostituteThe sentenced hooker were identified as Felicia Dominic, Vivian Agubuzor, Ifeoma Patrick, Comfort Jacob, Gift Obi, Tina Osagie, Mercy John and Joy Ayo, of no fixed address in Zuba.

Momoh Ibrahim, the Prosecutor, had told the court that the offence contravened Section 405 (Paragraph 1(b)) of the Penal Code.

Mallam Alhassan Kusherki, the judge, sentenced all the accused persons after they pleaded guilty to the one-count charge of soliciting men for the purpose of prostitution.

The judge also gave the convicts an option of N20,000 fine each.


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