Court Sentences 27 Women To Prison For Prostitution in Abuja

Prostitution – FCT Mobile Court Jails 27 Women!

27 women have been sentenced to one month jail in Abuja for prostitution by FCT court following their arrest last Wednesday and Thursday. They were however, given an option of 3,000 naira fine each.

Speaking after the sentencing, their lawyer, Jennifer Ogbogu, explained 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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