A woman, Bidemi Adeshina has told a Federal High court sitting In Ibadan how she was lured into prostitution and how she got infected with HIV/AIDS.
Adeshina said, she was lured into prostitution by a couple Idowu Folorunso, 37, and his wife, Titilayo, who promised her a teaching job in Libya. She said that she travelled from Ibadan through Kano, to Niger to Libya and found herself in “prostitution’’.
Adeshina testified that the couple told her that three other girls would be joining her for the teaching job in Libya. She said within eight months, the Folorunsos made her to abort four pregnancies.
She also said that the couple did not give her anything from the proceeds of her prostitution.
NAN reported that te couples were sentenced to 14-years in prison by Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan.
The judge held that Idowu and Titilayo lied to Bidemi Adeshina that there were teaching opportunities for girls in Libya and that she should utilize them since she had National Certificate of Education.
She said, Idowu and Titilayo are sentenced to seven years imprisonment each for count one, and seven years imprisonment for count two, without any option of fine and with hard labor, which are to run concurrently.
By Esther Okafor