The Nigeria Police have arrested 21 people suspected to be gay after they got an information that a group of young people were practicing homosexuality at a party in Ibadan.
The police bursted the arena on 10th May, 2015, at about 15hrs and made sure some of the guys were nabbed while others fled.
One of them identified as Mr Babarinsa Ismaila Rotimi, who resides at 6, Ogundipe Modupe Street, Liberty Road, Ibadan, who was at the party, fled with others the scene at the glance on the men in uniform.
While trying to escape from the net of the police, he was attacked by some men suspected to be area boys. He had suffered severe injuries on his hand, legs, head and eyes, from the hands of the area boys who attacked him with broken bottles and cutlass.
Then the police got him and took him away and was treated at the hospital.
After thorough interrogation, he confessed to the police that he was gay. However, as such act is illegal in Nigeria, but he is yet to be charged to court for further prosecution.