A 23 year old commercial sex worker was on Wednesday sentenced to three weeks in prison by an Abuja Magistrate court for biting off the tongue of her client.
The Presiding Magistrate,Mrs Jancinta Okeke how ever granted,the prostitute, Uche Archibong, a resident of Jabi village an option of N1000 fine.
Okeke in her judgement ordered the commercial sex workers to pay the sum of N30,000 to the complainant as money he spent in the hospital to stitched back his tongue.
Earlier,the Prosecutor,Inspector Clement Egwu had told the court that one,Mr. Ephraim Okoronkwo reported the case of grievous bodily harm to the police on July 9.
He said the complainant and the accused had a misunderstanding after he had picked her from town to his abode on day of the incident.
Egwu further explained that the accused jumped on the complainant in the midst of the argument she bit off his tongue.
The prosecutor said the bite caused Okoronkwo serious injury,resulting in his admission at the gwarimpa Hospital,where he is still receiving treatment.
The convict, who later spoke to journalists said the complainant breached the agreement between them before the sex.
She said that he paid for sex only,but in the act,he went beyond the terms of agreement.