Home » Africa, Headlines » Picture:Cab drivers attack Nigerian prostitutes in Spain, blame them for drop in tourism

Picture:Cab drivers attack Nigerian prostitutes in Spain, blame them for drop in tourism

Prostitutes blamed for robbing and pick-pocketing British tourists in Magaluf, Spain, have been chased off the streets by angryprotesters.

Spanish taxi drivers led a late-night show of strength against the women by recording them with their mobile phones and chanting: “No prostitutes on the streets,” reports Daily Mail.

It is claimed that the women have come to Spain via organised crime in Nigeria, and they are blamed by local businesses for a drop in tourist trade.

The most recent figures for Mallorca as a whole showed a year-on-year fall of almost six per cent in the number of visitors to the island.

Some British expatriates and holidaymakers, who were filmed in another protest a few days ago, joined the new drive to rid Magaluf of the women.

One of the women picked up a block of wood as she was pursued by a large group of men yelling: “Get out, get out.”

The demonstrators also shouted at the women: “The tourists are not coming because of you.”

They said: “What happens if you go back to your own countries and rob people. They slit your throats, right?”

A man who picked the prostitutes up in a car was also confronted.

There were reports of pushing and shoving and some minor assaults, but no-one was seriously injured.

The new protest came after Alfonso Rodriguez Badal, the mayor of Calvia which includes Magaluf, urged the Spanish government to help the party resort tackle the problems posed by African street prostitutes in a letter made public on Wednesday.

He called for an urgent meeting with a central government spokesman for the Balearic Islands as he insisted more Civil Guards were needed to combat the criminal gangs controlling the women.


Related Posts

EasyFreeAds Blog News Facebook Twitter Myspace Friendfeed Technorati del.icio.us Digg Google Yahoo Buzz StumbleUpon

Short URL: http://newnigerianpolitics.com/?p=50557

Posted by on Jun 2 2018. Filed under Africa, Headlines. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply




Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/736 of National Politics

Browse Corruption Politics

Featuring Top 3/116 of Corruption Politics

11-Year-old Nigerian boy draws Emmanuel Macron’s portrait [PHOTO] within 2 hours, the French President amazed

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1256 of NNP Columnists

Browse Books & Magazines

Featuring Top 4/15 of Books & Magazines

Lagos Excited as Macron Becomes First President to Visit Fela’s Afrika Shrine





© 2018 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes