The Abuja police command have arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly disguising as a woman to lure men at nightclubs in Abuja.
The suspect, Iliyasu Omika, a native of Kogi State who stays in Tungan Maje in Abuja,
was among 15 suspects paraded by the FCT Police Command on Wednesday
for allegedly luring men at nightclubs into amorous relationships while
disguised as a lady.
Police said he was arrested at a brothel in
Mpape on November 5 around 5am “after his supposed client raised alarm
upon discovery that he was actually a man and not a woman as he
When speaking with journalists, Omika denied the
allegations but admitted that he met the man in a bar while he was with
his sisters. He explained that the complainant offered to buy him
drinks, but he turned down the offer because he does not take alcohol.
to him, he and his sisters were in the bar to look for jobs, but the
man informed him that they could get employment at the bar.
was in a bar and a man saw me and asked if I was Igala (ethnic group), I
said yes. He offered to buy drinks for me, but I told him I don’t take
alcohol, so he bought me a soft drink.
“I told him that my
sisters and I were in the bar to look for jobs, but he said there were
no jobs there and offered to take us to his house. He explained that we
could stay the night and promised to give us N3,000 so we could go back
to our village; so, we went with him to his house” he said.
man said my sisters should come and sleep with him, but they refused
and chose to sleep in the living room. So, I slept off and the man
touched my chest and upon discovering that I was a man, he called the
police and I was arrested. It was at daybreak that the police came and I
was taken away,” Omika added.
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Saturday, 10 November 2018