28 Homosexuals Paraded In Lagos Court

Around 40 speculated gay people were on Thursday summoned at the Ebute-Metta Magistrate Court and the Yaba Magistrate Court in Lagos. Those arraigneed incorporate 28 grown-ups and 12 minors for allegedly involved in homosexuality as opposed to the rules that everyone must follow.

The minors were summoned under the steady gaze of Ebute-Metta Magistrate Court, while the grown-ups were charged under the watchful eye of Yaba Magistrate Court. 

They were gotten in the demonstration of homosexuality at a famous lodging in the region essentially known as Vintage Hotel last Saturday. 

As per the criminal accusation, the litigants were said to have "Approximately 29th July, 2017, at Vintage Hotel, No. 999 Ikorodu Road/Toyin Close, Weigh Bridge, Owode Onirin, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, engaged in gay exercises by allowing male people to have waterway information of themselves against the request of nature and in this way perpetrated an offense culpable under Section 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015." 

The grown-ups are Adedayo Kamadupe (27), Abiodun Pedro (22), Ikechukwu Onyebuchi (32), Dike Stanley (19), Oji Charles Isioma (28), Garuba Ibrahim (21), Monday Favor (20), Ayo Marcus Ayobamidele (26), Stanley Adeasbo (25), Victor Isaac (18), Godwin Williams (19), Kashimawo Oluwatosin (25), Abass Tajudeen (24), Olamigoke Adeola (19) and Yussuf Fawaz (19). 

Others are Johnson Michael (19), Francis Michael (22), Samuel Adeyinka (25), Samuel Collins (25), Kazeem Akorede (25), Adebayo Bukola (23), Ochiagha Ifeanyi (19), Babatunde Taiwo (26), Raphael Dugh (30), Kenneth Ubaji (19), Alisi Ferdinand Okechukwu (30), Malik Ahmed (18) and Olamide Adeola (18). 

After the charge was perused to the respondents, they all argued not blameworthy, while their legal counselors – Ehiko Onoche, S.M Oladele encouraged the Court to concede them to safeguard. 

The arraignment group drove by Ms Adetutu Oshinusi from the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice did not contradict their safeguard application but rather encouraged the Court to guide the litigants to submit themselves to the Lagos State Aids Control Agency (LSACA) for observing and Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) for restoration. 

The authorities of the two organizations were additionally present in court. 

In his decision, Chief Magistrate Adewale Ojo conceded safeguard to the litigants in the total of N500, 000 and two sureties in like aggregate. 

One of the sureties, as per the Court, must be a relative of the respondents, while the other must be occupant inside the court's locale. The sureties should likewise show confirmation of expense installment. 
The Magistrate additionally conceded the demand of the arraignment requesting checking and Sexual recovery for the litigants, while the issue was dismissed to September 8, 2017. 

The minors were summoned before Magistrate Segun Elias of Ebute-Metta Magistrate Court in a shut session.

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