A Zuba Grade 1 Area Court in the FCT, yesterday, sentenced eight women
to six months imprisonment each for prostitution.
Those sentenced were Felicia Dominic, Vivian Agubuzor, Ifeoma Patrick,
Comfort Jacob, Gift Obi, Tina Osagie, Mercy John and Joy Ayo, of no
fixed address in Zuba.
The judge, Mallam Alhassan Kusherki, sentenced the accused persons
after they pleaded guilty to the one-count charge of soliciting men
for the purpose of prostitution.
Kusherki, however, gave the convicts an option of N20,000 fine each.
Prosecutor, Momoh Ibrahim, had told the court that the offence
contravened Section 405 (Paragraph 1(b)) of the Penal Code.