Connect with us


Police arrests scores of gays in Anambra



An undisclosed number of suspected gays were on Sunday, arrested by the police in the Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State.

It was learnt that the suspected gays were having a party in a hotel in the area.

It was also gathered that after trouble ensued at the party, a tip-off attracted the policemen from Ukpo Police Division in the state, who stormed the hotel and arrested scores of them.

Confirming the incident, a police source said, “The officers arrested an undisclosed number of them, mostly men of different age brackets.”

READ ALSO: Police moves suspected kidnapper, Wakili to hospital over ‘frail health’

Also, an indigene of the community, who spoke under anonymity, corroborated the police source, “The gays were holding a party at the facility when trouble ensued, leading to the invitation of policemen from the Ukpo Police Division.

“The suspects attempted fleeing in all directions when the policemen arrived, leading to the destruction of ceilings and other items in the hotel.

“The suspects were taken to the command’s anti-cult office in Ukpo for investigation.”

However, when the state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, was contacted to get more information about the incident, he said the report had not been brought to his knowledge.

By Emmanuella Ibe…

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now