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15 arrested over alleged homosexuality


About 15 men have reportedly been arrested in a hidden brothel at the Okota area of Lagos State over the weekend for performing homosexual acts.

According to the police, the brothel which is owned by a chief in the community is said to harbor homosexuals, criminals.

However, some of the men have denied being homosexual. Contrary to what the police are alleging, one of the arrested men said he went there to party.


Meanwhile, in a statement by the police, some men already confessed to being bisexuals. It is reported that some of the arrested men already mentioned the names of their alleged partners. One of the men arrested, one Mr. James Olaye disclosed some clubs in the Ikeja area of Lagos as hangout spots for homosexuals and mentioned one Shina Adeyemi as his partner, alongside other suspects who the police are investigating.

Meanwhile, another of the arrested men identified as Yomi Adewuyi has confessed his involvement with few male partners. Amongst his male partners are Amos Adeyemi, and Ajayi.

Another suspect identified as Oladipo Segun allegedly confessed his involvement with one Temilope Adeniran Odeshi.

Meanwhile, the police have revealed some of the mentioned names/partners have been invited for questioning, while some others have disappeared into thin air.

He however reiterated the Nigeria Police’s commitment to ensuring LGBT, are flushed out and made to face the wrapt of the law. In Nigeria, the law criminalizes public shows of same-sex relationships.


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