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Abuja Court Jails 27 Women For Prostitution

Sex workers and law
Sex workers and law

27 Women jailed for prostitution in Abuja

A mobile court sitting in Abuja jailed 27 women for prostitution following their arrest on last Wednesday and Thursday.

The women were sentenced to one month imprisonment with an option to pay a fine of #3,000 Naira each.

Their Lawyer spoke about the charge she said that the sex workers pleaded guilty to the charges against them and were summarily convicted and sentence.

 She said,

The ladies were arraigned before the mobile court for prostitution and were each sentenced to three months in jail with an option of N3,000 fine. We have just paid the fine and all of them have been released from custody.

 

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