3,000 Prostitutes Arrested In Abuja By Task Force

3,000 Prostitutes Arrested In Abuja By Task Force

By Seyi Peters | Staff Reporter on June 3, 2015
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Three thousand commercial sex workers have been arrested by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Special Task Team on City Cleaning and Management in the last 90 days.

Assistant Director/Chief Press Secretary (FCT), Muhammad Sule, made this known in a statement on Monday June 1, 2015  .

According to the statement the women have been handed over to the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for prosecution and rehabilitation.

The task team also arrested 2,534 street hawkers and beggars. 102 stray animals were removed from illegal cattle markets in Gudu and other parts of the city during the period.

The Task Team  also impounded 4,790 commercial motorcycles, 883 Keke Napep, 645 unpainted commercial vehicles and 84 illegal commercial buses.


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