Crossdresser, Bobrisky bags five years imprisonment for attempted homosexual!ty in Cameroon
Shakiro, also known as Bobrisky, a prominent Cameroonian crossdresser, has been sentenced to five years in prison for “attempted homosexual!ty.”
On Tuesday, a Cameroonian court sentenced him and one other suspect to prison.
In February, Shakiro popularly known as “Cameroonian Bobrisky” and two other persons were arrested for allegedly practicing homosexual!ty, which is a crime in Cameroon.
Shakiro, real name Loic Njeukam, and Patricia, aka Roland Mouthe, were sentenced on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
The two received the maximum sentence of five years in prison and fines of 200,000 CFA francs ($372.44), their lawyers told Reuters.
Besides “attempted homosexuality,” they were convicted of public indecency and failing to carry identification.