Police storm Gay marriage in Abuja, arrest “Prospective” couple
The FCT Police Command spokesperson, Assistant Superintendent of Police Anjuguri Manzah, said the command received an intelligence report and swiftly moved to the venue of the event to stop the marriage from holding.
He said, “We acted based on the provisions of the Same-Sex Prohibition Act signed into law in 2013.
“We received an intelligence report and acted fast by moving to the venue of the event to stop it.”
He said the police were investigating the case and would charge the couple and other persons involved in the ceremony to court.
Apart from the couple, Manzah said the police also arrested some other persons connected to the ceremony.
He said, “We also arrested the sponsors of the wedding and the owner of the hotel where the event was billed to hold.”
The sponsors of the marriage were named as Abubakar Tahir and Mohammed Sani.