76 Suspects arrested as NSCDC frustrates planned same-sex wedding in Gombe

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Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Gombe State Command, have thwarted a plan by some individuals to host a same-sex wedding. The security agency arrested 76 suspects in connection with the development.

The state Public Relations Officer, Buhari Sa’ad, disclosed this while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters in Gombe on behalf of the state Commandant, Mohammed Muazu.

He said out of the 76 suspects, 59 are males with 21 said to have confessed to being homosexuals, adding that 17 females were also arrested at the scene.

“They will be charged to court to answer for their crime which is on social vice; a crime in Gombe State.” he said.