A man was murdered by suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen today (29 August) because they believed he was gay.
A security official claimed the global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama Bin Laden murdered an unsuspecting shopper.
He told the AFP Salam Ahmed Hasan in a market in Huta when armed Al-Qaeda suspects on a motorbike ‘opened fire’.
Hasan is believed to have died immediately.
Four other men, believed to have been gay or effeminate have been killed in similar attacks in Huta.