Police arrest 53 at Zaria gay wedding

Police yesterday arraigned 53 people before a Magistrates’ Court at Chediya-Zaria, Kaduna State who were arrested during a gay marriage. The prosecutor, Sergeant Mannir Nasir, said the accused were arrested on April 15 at Zaria Motel and were being charged for conspiracy, unlawful assembly and belonging to a gang of unlawful society. Nasir, according to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the offences contravened sections 97, 100 and 197(a) of Criminal Procedure Code (CPC). He said: “On April 15, 2017 about 2100 hours, a team of policemen led by DSP…

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