Prohibited prostitution in a hotel in Mindelheim and a 32-year-old jailed for four years for stabbing

In this article you can read two shorter news pieces, related to sex workers. In case you wish to read the original publications, be sure to click on the links in each of the paragraphs!

After offering her services, a sex worked has to pay a fine now

According to authorities, a prostitute was selling her services in a Mindelheim hotel. The suspicion grew on the spot. The cops discovered many items in the room of a 46-year-old lady that implied sex work.

Despite the fact that sex work is recognized as a profession, it is prohibited in Mindelheim.

Although sex work has been recognized as a profession since 2022, it is not permitted everywhere, and according to the police, this also applies to Mindelheim. Because of this law the prostitute must pay a fine.

A 32-year-old man was sentenced to four years in prison for stabbing

The Frankfurt Regional Court sentenced a 32-year-old man to four years in jail for a knife attack on another person. After this, the judges assumed attempted murder and serious bodily injury. An argument about a prostitute occurred in May 2021 between the accused and the 38-year-old victim. The accused did not know the man who he attacked before the argument. When the defendant’s opponent approached him holding a construction site sign, he pulled out a knife and stabbed him seven times. The critically injured person required hospitalization. The verdict is not yet valid and enforceable.

In court, the accused agreed to the crime but claimed it was in self-defence, which the judges rejected. In consideration of the huge number of stabs, the court, like the public prosecutor before it, presumed a conditional intent to kill. However, because his opponent had provoked and threatened him, a less serious case was accepted. Otherwise, the punishment would have been far greater, according to the report.

Read more in this topic

We covered a lot of sex worker related news in our articles, so be sure to read all of them by click on the links below:

Stephanie Klee was interviewed by a German journalist, Sex Work Vienna has an article where you can read the details: Sex work is a profession

According to Ella network, lot of prostitutes were killed in Bavaria in the past two decades and many more were threatened by criminals. Read the article here: In Bavaria, at least fifteen prostitutes have been murdered

Prostitutes were attacked and raped in Bochum. The women were tricked into a trap: Stories of prostitutes being assaulted at a brothel and illegal prostitution

Prostutition has moved to the internet during the pandemic, the authorities have difficulties tracking them: During the pandemic, prostitution is increasingly being sold online

ROXANNE, the prostitute therapy center had a lot of ideas on how to help sex workers, but the funds were limited: Counseling and increased security are required for sex workers

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