The authorities of the Nigerian Police, Kano State Police Command, have arrested 25 suspects in connection with alleged homosexual activities in various parts of the while 7 others who escaped have been declared wanted over their complicity in the gay practices.
Those arrested at the various scenes are Toyin Okpe, Susan John, Friday Omoro, Helen Victor, Patience Vote, Maureen Aigbe, Omotola Okupe, Osayuki Osayande, Faith Uvbe and Robert Imade. Others are Florence Uzi, Charles Edo, Patrick Iden, Isuoma Okafor, Gregory Osunde, Moses Ukobo, Austine Walter, Amayanbo Uboku, Osahon Idu, Doris Oboh, Charity Ugowe, Adeola Dupe, Tope Ola, Monday Osakue and Udom Caroline.
Speaking with Crime Reporters, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO,Umar Ahmed, said that the suspects were arrested following a tip off by the men of the Anti Vice Unit of the Kano State Police Command, through verifiable information given to unravel the trend in these areas.
He said that though 7 of the alleged suspects had escaped but that they had been declared wanted, saying that those at the police net are under detention and that they would soon be charged to court to enable them face prosecution.
He said that those who escaped are Victoria Iguma, Josephine Odiase, Sarah Ambram, Grace Osariemen, Jude Ogechi, Emmanuel Udom and Felix Edobor.
It would be recalled that Murtala Mohammed way in Kano had recently become a safe haven for homosexual, until the administration of this present Commissioner of Police, swung into action to unravel the ugly trend being an act that negates the Sharia Law
The PPRO added that the 36-yr-old Grace Osariemen was arrested while having homosexual with her boss, Sarah Ambram, in the office in early April 2017, even though it was apparent that she was married in the circumstances, just as he had said that they escaped before the police from the Anti Vice Unit of the State Police command invaded their office for arrest.
He, however maintained that his men are working diligently to apprehend those who escaped to enable them face the full wrath of the law, insisting that the Nigeria Criminal Justice Proclaims 14yrs Jail term for such offence, while appealing to the members of the public to give any useful information about their whereabout