Kano Sharia Police arrest five men over alleged homosexuality

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested five men suspected of engaging in homosexuality at Sheka Barde ??in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state. 

The Commander General of the Board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, who confirmed the arrest 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.

The commander-general expressed outrage over the alleged actions of the youths.

He thanked members of the community and security stakeholders for their cooperation and support in cracking down on corruption in the state.

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

He urged youths to shun unwholesome practices as they were leaders of tomorrow.

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