The Kano Sharia enforcement team (Hisbah Command) swooped on a wedding ceremony between two men in Dawakin Kudu local government area of the State, arresting groom and 14 others at the venue. The bride is currently at large.
According to Vanguard, Commander of the Hisbah Sharia Guard, Sheik Aminu Daurawa said: “We got intelligence report that some youth, all men were planing a wedding of two of their friends, and that Faruk and Abba (bride) who is on the run had under the guise of celebrating Faruk’s birthday sent out invitation on WhatsApp and printed out cards that friends should join them in the epoch-making event.”
The suspected gay groom however told journalists that he was not a homosexual and was never getting married to Abba. He explained that they were at the venue to celebrate his birthday.