Further details have emerged about how police officers from Ekpan Division in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State arrested 67 suspects for allegedly conducting a same-sex wedding ceremony.
The suspects were arrested at Teebolus Hotel, Refinery Road, Ekpan, on August 27, 2023, at 9 pm.
Delta State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Bright Edafe, said in a statement that the incident started to unravel when policemen intercepted a male cross-dresser who claimed to be an actor.
“Upon interrogation, he confessed that he was a member of a certain gay club and that he was on his way to join his fellow members for a gay marriage ceremony.
According to him: “Acting on intelligence gathered, the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Aliyu Shaba, raided Teebolus Hotel off Refinery Road, Ekpan, Warri, where some suspected gay members were reportedly holding a gay marriage ceremony.