Conviction for pimping in a case investigated by SEF

The defendant was sentenced to suspended sentence of two years and three months and the second defendant to suspended sentence of two years, both for the practice of pimping.

By a decision handed down by the Court of Coimbra, a couple, a foreign citizen and a national citizen, were convicted..

The Court found that this couple, who operated a former hotel establishment in the district of Coimbra, converted into a space which had be altered and prostitution were practiced. They encouraged women who depended on them for work to carry our prostition in spaces adjacent to the establishment, charging a percentage.

In the course of the investigations, which are the responsibility of the SEF, a number of foreign women were found illegally in the course of various inspections and searches conducted on the spot.

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