Court Remands 3 Suspected Gay Men (Aged 64, 20, 18) Arrested On...

Court Remands 3 Suspected Gay Men (Aged 64, 20, 18) Arrested On Valentine’s Day In Ogun

By Vanguard on February 18, 2014
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A Chief Magistrate’s court, sitting at Isabo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday, remanded three suspected homosexuals, including a 64‑year‑old Oluwasegun Adesina‑Rasheed, Samad Ojo, 20 and Ope Abeeb, 18 in Ibara prison.

The suspects were allegedly caught in the act on February 14, St. Valentine’s day at about 11:30 p.m. at the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ogun State Council, otherwise known as Ile‑Iroyin in Oke‑Ilewo, Abeokuta.

The Police prosecutor, Inspector Banji Sangotokun told the court that the three men engaged in the indecent practice in the first accused’s, Adesina‑Rasheed, Honda CRV Sports Utility Vehicle .

All the accused who were represented by Kehinde Amosa, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and homosexuality.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Anthony Araba, denied the suspects bail and reminded them in Ibara Prison.

He adjourned the case till February 24.

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