Vigilante Arrests 25 Homosexuals

In Kebbi State, about 25 homosexuals have been arrested and prosecuted, the head of vigilante in the state, Malam Sanusi Ibrahim Geza, has said.

He told the BBC Hausa in an interview on Wednesday, that through their vigilance, they arrested 7 homosexuals in recent times and handed them over to the authorities.

“Some of them were flogged while others were taken to court to face other punitive measures,” he said.

He commended the state government for assisting them to discharge their duties effectively,and also the traders in the market who contributed towards assisting their course.

Homosexuality and lesbianism, though prevalent in some communities,attract jail term if proven in the court of law.

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