A 32-year-old gay love-vendor identified as Prince Chinecherem, has been arrested alongside a 16-year-old boy in Lagos.
Chinecherem is the ringleader of a gay gang who engaged in their illegal acts in Lekki.
According to Lagos state Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, the suspect was using the teenager as accommercial sex worker, explaining that aside sleeping with him, he also gave him to other men requiring his service.
Their case, Edgal said was worst because both men were tested and found to be HIV positive, which means their customers might have contracted same through them.
Already, the police have declared two prominent pastors and some business executives wanted for allegedly having canal knowledge of the minor and belonging to the illegal group.
It was gathered that Chinecherem, during interrogation, gave the identities of other members of the group including the prominent persons being hunted.
Narrating how they were apprehended, Edgal told reporters that on January 22, at Ejigbo, a teenager was seen sneaking out of Chinecherem’s house in a suspicious manner.
He said curious neighbours accosted him and asked what he had gone to the house to do but he could not answer satisfactorily. He was thereafter asked to open a plastic bag he was carrying and the neighbours saw used condoms with semen inside.
“At this point, the boy revealed that Chinecherem was his lover. The matter was immediately reported to the Police at Ejigbo and the said Chinecherem was arrested for interrogation. . . After preliminary investigation, the matter was called for further enquiry by the Gender Section of the Command.
Both the suspects were taken for medical examination and the result revealed that the boy had long been introduced to homosexual act. The worst is that both of them are infected with HIV virus which causes AIDS,” he said.