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Police raids alleged homosexual hotel in Owode, arrest 42.

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 42 men for allegedly being involved in homosexual acts. The arrest happened on Saturday, July 30 2017 at Vincent Hotel at Weigh Bridge area in Owode Onirin, Lagos State.

According to a Punch report, a resident of the area, who gave his name only as Tunji, said policemen from the Owode Onirin Division swooped on the suspects around 3.30 pm.

He said: “There have been reports that the hotel harbours homosexuals. They were there this afternoon when policemen struck. About 40 of them were caught in the act.”

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed the arrest.  He said that the suspects had been handed over to the state task force for prosecution.

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