Chibuike Ukazu, a policeman, was on Tuesday beaten and stripped naked, along with a man identified as ‘Yellow’, after they were caught having gay sex in Umueze community in the Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State.
The Nation reports that the pair were taken to the palace of the traditional ruler after they were humiliated. The medium reports that the policeman, from Umugboga, Amike in the local government, is married. His duty post, according to the report, is at the checkpoint at Mgbabano, Nkwerre local government. His partner was said to be son of one Emesco, a photographer.
A member of the community’s vigilante group said they caught Ukazu bending over while ‘Yellow’ was penetrating his anus. He said they recovered three sachets of assorted condoms and the policeman’s identity card from the scene of the sex.
Orlando Ikwokwu told The Nation that the Divisional Police Officer of Nkwere Division had rescued Ukazu from being lynched by the mob. While saying investigation is ongoing, he warned residents to desst from jungle justice especially on security operatives accused of one misconduct or the other.