Not less than 41 men reportedly caught in the act of homosexuality have been arrested in Lagos hotel by police.
According to police the suspects were rounded up on Saturday at Weigh Bridge hotel in Owode Onirin area of Lagos State.
It was learnt that the hotel, Vincent Hotel, where they were caught in the act had been sealed off.
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 added that the suspects had been handed over to the state task force for prosecution.
“41 suspected homosextual men have been arrested and the hotel has been condoned off pending while the investigation is carried out.”
He added that the suspects are in custody of Lagos Task Force and would soon be charged to court.