3.31.2021

Watch the moments as Lesbians and gays were arrested during their wedding in Ghana (Video)

Watch the moments as Lesbians and gays were arrested during their wedding in Ghana (Video)
In a viral video that was shared online, It was seen as the Ghanaian police officers were arresting lesbians who were holding a wedding.

The video obtained by GhanaWeb shows police officers shouting and pushing the attendees while making arrests. Police were later forced to grant bail and release the women arrested as there were no available female cells at the local police station.

According to the Local journalist Okwahuhemaa Piesie Afia Pokua witnessed the event and spoke to GhanaWeb about the incident. She said the organizers tried to portray the festivities as a birthday party, but the decorations gave away the real purpose of the gathering in Kwahu-Obomen in the eastern region of the country.

Pokua said the unnamed venue was well decorated for the wedding, with a cake ready to be cut by the newly-betrothed women. The ceremony itself apparently took place in a separate room among a select group of confidants.

While Speaking, she said;

“I had information that some people suspected to be gays and lesbians were having a party and named the party ‘birthday party’ and they had planned to have a marriage ceremony, meaning two ladies were going to get married.
“During the event I heard the emcee saying ‘today, we have a vow to make, we’re here purposely for something whether police come or not, we go do our thing.
“When they came out, I saw a woman with what looked like a lace made into a wedding gown with a veil, bridal fan, and bridal purse, the one acting like a man was also costumed in a Nigerian outfit,” Pokua recalled, adding the two women “came out of the room as a couple.”

The lesbians were arrested for not only partaking in an activity the Ghanaian constitution, but also violating COVID-19 protocol. Watch the Video below;

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