Arising from his involvement in an described as same-sex affairs otherwise known as gay act, an Evboriaria Magistrate Court Sitting in Benin City, the Edo State Capital has sentenced on Idubor Gerald to 14 years in prison.
This is even as the Edo State Police Command has declared Gerald’s alleged gay partner, one Omoruyi Odudu now at large wanted inconnection with the said gay act.
This was contained in a police press statement issued by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Peter Ogboi recently in Benin City.
According to the release : “On Saturday, December 7, 2013, a case of homosexuality involving one Mr. Omoruyi Odudu, a native of Igbanke in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State was reported to the Edo State Police Command by one Mr. Stephen Olisah who is a neighbour went to Mr. odudu’s compound uninvited.
“He stumbled on Mr. Omoruyi Odudu and Idubor Gerald in the full act of homosexuality as they were having sex and on trying to apprehend the duo, Omoruyi Odudu managed to escape through the back exit door of the house and jumped over the perimeter fence.
“But his accomplice, Idubor Gerald was unlucky as he was caught by the complainant, beaten by few other neighbours before handing him over to the police.
Upon police invitation for questioning, Mr. and Mrs. Odudu Osemeke, parents of the fleeing Omoruyi in theirs separate reactions revealed that Omoruyi’s father knew nothing about his son’s homosexual lifestyle.
“However, the police was shocked to learned that Omoruyi’s mother, Mrs. Angelina Odudu, a Nurse with the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City was aware of her son’s same-sex affairs escapedes in the past and had taken steps to address it.
“.Mrs. Odudu explained that she had took her son to a witch doctor for spiritual cleansing after she discovered that Omoruyi was homosexual, just as he explained further that how she caught her son in the act with his friend Kelvin Orukpe sometime agao and kept the secret away from her husband to avoid issues”, the police said.
Angelina according to the police statement revealed that her son has been into the act of gay since his secondary School days, adding that while in a the higher institution, Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in 2009, Omoruyi continued to contact his gay partners and sometime invite them to his hostel in campus.
However, In his confessional statement, Idubor Gerald disclosed how he and Omoruyi in one of their gay activities were caught in the same-sex act by some students in Auchi, alleging that they were blackmailed by the people into collecting huge sum of money from they especially as he said the people threatened to exposed the video recording of their nefarious activities to the world.