53 men arrested in Nigeria for attending gay wedding
Police in Nigeria have arrested 53 young men who were celebrating a same-sex wedding.
Arrested in the northern city of Zaria, the young men, who are mostly students, were charged with â€śbelonging to a gang of unlawful societyâ€ť, conspiracy and unlawful assembly.
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Same-sex marriage is illegal in Nigeria, however many couples have informal ceremonies.
The men pleaded not guilty and were granted bail and will appear again 8 May.