Woman faces allegation of pimping three minors

A woman goes on trial this week at the Tribunal Penal de Sarapiquí for aggravated pimping involving minors.

The Poder Judicial identified her by the last names of García Céspedes.

The allegation is that she brought three minors around to bars in Sarapiquí and Guápiles from January to May 2006 where the youngsters would be displayed to patrons. She is accused of selling the girls sexual favors for 5,000 colons, about $10, an encounter.

There are 12 witnesses scheduled to testify, said the Poder Judicial.

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