No fewer than 76 suspects were apprehended by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Gombe State Command for allegedly hosting a same-sex wedding.
This was made known by the police spokesman, Buhari Sa’ad, who explained that out of the 76 suspects, 59 are males with 21 said to have confessed to being homosexuals.
He also said that 17 females were also arrested at the scene.
He said, “They were arrested at Duwa Plaza along Bauchi-Gombe Expressway while holding a homosexual birthday and they had plans to hold a same-sex wedding before our men raided the scene.
“Fifty-nine males were arrested, 21 wilfully confessed to being homosexuals and 17 females present at the scene were also picked.
“They will be charged to court to answer for their crime which is on social vice; a crime in Gombe State.”