The Nigerian police arrested over 100 men for attending gay wedding. Over 100 suspected gay men who attended a wedding ceremony in a hotel in Delta State were arrested by our gallant officer of the Nigerian Police Force.
The Delta State Police Command disclosed this on their verified Twitter (X) account, on Tuesday morning, August 29, 2023.
According to the post, the suspects would be paraded shortly.
It was gathered that the suspects are currently being detained at the police headquarters in Asaba, the state capital.
The police said they received a tip-off about the wedding ceremony and raided the hotel.
Homosexual relationships are illegal in Nigeria and punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
The bill outlawing gay relationships and same-sex marriage in Nigeria was assented to in 2014 by former President Goodluck Jonathan.