21 persons including 16 females and 5 males suspected to be lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex were on 21st May, 2021 remanded into Police custody by the Ho Circuit Court for unlawful assembly at the Nurses and Midwives Hotel, Ho.
This follows the arrest of the 21 at their supposed conference at the Nurses and midwives Hotel, Ho on 20th May, 2021.
The suspects are from Greater Accra, Ashanti, Upper East, Upper West, Western, Eastern, Northern and Volta regions and were advocating LGBTQI activities.
Preliminary investigation uncovered materials such as books and flyers titled; “Hate Crime, The LGBTQ+ Muslim, Gender Acronyms, Coming Out, My Child, My Love Always, All About Trans, All About Intersex, Key Watch and One Love Sisters Ghana.”
The accused persons will reappear before the court on June 4th 2021.
Meanwhile, the Command assures the public of its resolve to get to the bottom of this issue whilst also cautioning the public, particularly parents to be wary of activities of persons involved in this misbehaviour and report them to the Police.