GAY: COURT ORDERS IMMEDIATE ARREST OF 47-YEAR-OLD BAR OPERATOR

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[Lagos]–The immediate arrest of a 47-year-old man, Mr. Schedrak Azuu, has been ordered by a High Court in Badagry, Lagos, for operating a gay bar in the state.

Mr. Schedrak was accused of owning and running a gay bar known as “Izu home for real men” along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway.

The order for the arrest followed a case filed against him by one Mr. Richard Okeke at the Badagry High Court.

It should be noted that sex acts between men are illegal under the Criminal Code that applies to southern Nigeria and carries a maximum penalty of 14 years in imprisonment.




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