Kano Sharia Police arrest five men over alleged homosexuality

Five men suspected of engaging in homosexuality at Sheka Barde in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state have been arrested by the Kano State Hisbah Board.

The Commander General of the Board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, in a statement issued in Kano on Monday, July 12, and signed by its spokesperson, Malam Lawal Ibrahim, said the arrests were made following reports from residents of the area.

“All the suspects confirmed to be above 20 years of age were apprehended on July 11 during a special raid,” he said.

Ibn-Sina said the suspects would be charged to court.


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