YEN.com.gh reports of how inmates at the prisons suspected of being gay are being beaten by their colleagues. A special anti-gay taskforce has also been forced to clamp down of homosexuality at the prisons.
A special taskforce meant to clamp down on gays within the prison walls of the Kumasi Central Prisons has been set up by authorities of the prison.
There are reports of how some inmates have resorted to abusing their fellow inmates as such persons are subjected to beatings by their colleague inmates.
Supt Cephas Nuwordu, Officer in-charge of Kumasi Central Prisons Infirmary, who disclosed this development say a special anti-gay team has been set up to deal with this issue.
“There are some instances whereby some of the inmates try in vain to have canal knowledge in the prisons. In all those instances, the suspects are spotted on time by their angry colleagues who unleash mayhem on them,” he disclosed.
Homosexuality remains one of the highly frowned upon acts in Ghana with culprits likely to face over 5 to 15 years behind bars.
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