Six persons suspected to be engaging in homosexuality acts have been arrested by police in Edo State.
They were picked up at different parts of the state.
Names of the suspects were given as Festus Osagiede (24), Hyacinth Imahanrebhor (20), Itama Omon (25), Onwukwe Prince (28), Monye Chukwuma (23) and Osadebe Kelvin (26).
They were paraded by the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 5, AIG Musa Daura. Daura said the suspects confessed that they have been practicing homosexuality since 2006. The AIG noted that Osagiede, the leader of the group, lured Omon into the act after attending a night club in 2006.
Daura said, “After the third suspect (Itama) got drunk, Festus Osagiede invited him to his house and forcefully had carnal knowledge of him. Since then, they have been committing the crime with others at large until May, 2016, when luck ran out of them and they were swooped on by zonal detectives.”