Six persons were caught and arrested by the Nasarawa state police command, for allegedly duping people, through a certain gay dating site they run.
The issue of homosexuality is a crime and anyone caught risks 14 years in jail, it’s not safe to say there are no homosexuals in Nigeria, these six criminals capitalized on this opportunity to operate a secret gay dating site which they use to defraud unsuspecting homosexuals. They organize dates for the victims, and after matchmaking them, then they lure them to their hideout and then keep them as hostages. This information was revealed by the Nasarawa state police force spokesperson, Rahman Nansel.
According to Nansel, the policemen in that area got a tip from a reliable source, about the activities going on in a certain location, the police operatives immediately invaded the hideout and arrested six individuals. Investigation reveals that they lure unsuspecting homosexuals to their hideout, keep them captives and Rob them of their personal belongings
He said, “On July 31, 2022, around 07.20 am, while acting based on credible information, police operatives attached to the Masaka Division, Karu Local Government Area, in a sting operation, raided the hideout of some notorious criminals and arrested the following suspects: Sunday Michael, Luka Musa, Joy Sunday, Elijah Ishaya, Agada Sandra and Abdulrahman Tijani.”
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects criminally conspired among themselves and utilized a popular gay dating app where they arrange dates with unsuspecting members of the public from different parts of the country, luring them to their hideout, hold them hosta
Consequently, the sum of N150,000 which they collected from one of their victims who came in from Imo State on July 30, 2022, was recovered from the suspects as an exhibit.
“The suspects confessed to have so far lured eight victims via the same mode of operation and made N1,360,000 as proceeds of crime from their victims at different times.”
Nansel further warned Nigerians to be careful of who they meet online.