Uganda police in Nansana municipality on Monday apprehended 44 persons for organising and attending a same sex traditional marriage.
Spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Police, Luke Owoyesigyire, who made the statement, said police received information about a group of suspected homosexuals conducting a wedding in 780 zone, Ochen ward in Nansana municipality.
“At the same functions gifts were recovered, these included suitcases, a TV, assorted gifts like sugar, salt, pineapples and many other gifts normally given at traditional functions.” he added.
According to NilePost, the Kampala police spokesperson said that used and unused condoms were recovered at the scene, adding that the suspects were not observing COVID-19 protocols like social distancing and wearing of masks.
He noted that they were arrested and detained at police.
Continuing, the Criminal Investigations Divisions spokesperson, Charles Twine said the group would be charged for conducting a ‘negligent act likely to spread an infectious disease.’
Police in Nansana, Uganda have arrested 44 people for organizing and attending a same sex traditional marriage. pic.twitter.com/gtYxA4oN9k
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