No fewer than 15 homosexuals were arrested in Kano during a party they allegedly organised last Thursday.

It was gathered the Sharia law enforcement operatives stormed an event centre, along Ahmadu Bello way and a compound located at Sabuwar-Gandu quarters in Kano metropolis and apprehended the gays.

The arrest took place before the planned party took off.

The Nation learnt that the organisers of the party were new graduands who planned the party to celebrate their graduation from the “institution”.

It was learnt each of them was said to have invited their same sex partners to the party.

The DCG, Special Duties, Muhammadu Anbakary,who confirmed the arrest of the suspected same sex party organizers, said 15 of them are in custody.

He added over 50 gays were involved, but many of the suspects fled during the operation.

He said the operation was based on intelligence reports gathered by Hisbah operatives.

He said the suspects arrested by Hisbah are currently undergoing reorientation programmes.