wpid-Ghana-prostitutes.jpgThree prostitutes have been arrested in the environs of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for reportedly fighting over a man.

The sex workers were arraigned today before an Upper Area Court sitting in the Mararraba area of Nasarawa.

Helen Emmanuel, Mary Godwin and Kate Oyeye were all charged with fighting and constituting a nuisance in public due to their obstruction of the Sani Abacha Road in the Nyanya area of the state.

Leadership reports:

Prosecutor Steven Kwaza told the court that the one Cpl Thomas Nnamani, lodged a report at the Sani Abacha Road Police Station, Mararraba, on March 18.

He said the accused persons engaged in a free for all, thereby, disturbing the public peace.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 113 and 149 of the Panel Code, and attracts three years imprisonment, option of fine or both on conviction.

The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Judge, Mr Vincent Gwahemba, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N20,000 each.

Gwehamba ordered that the surety must present one passport photograph each and supply the court with reliable addresses.

He adjourned the case to April 10 for hearing.

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