Report reaching SkyNet News revealed that two Channese women and one congolese woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison over prostitutuon.
The two Chinese women are Ye Jingpeng and Lili Bin. They appeared before court on Thursday and Friday and were sentenced in the night to 10 years and three months in prison for procurement involving Chinese women nationals and using fake documents.
“A Congolese foreign ministry civil servant was also sentenced to 10 years in prison for having delivered courtesy visas without the authority to do so,” the lawyer said.
“Eight Chinese women on an irregular stay were ordered to pay 1,000 dollars each,” the lawyer said.
“Another 23 Chinese women were acquitted for lack of evidence,” the lawyer said.
In his summation, the prosecutor said the women received regular wages and accused the two convicted Chinese nationals of “organising the sexual exploitation of young Chinese women in several cities”.
One of the acquitted women said she received $500 a month as a waitress.
DR Congo has been noted for prostitution procurement trial, the case had drawn the attention of the local media and comments on social networks.