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.