The wedding between Abdul Lawal (right) who is supposed to be the husband and Umar Tahir (left) the wife, was supposed to hold at a popular hotel…King’s Land Hotel…in Jiwa Community of Abuja.
Acting on a tip off, the police laid siege at the venue of the wedding.
Guests had already started arriving the venue of their wedding which was well decorated and as soon as the bride and groom, both from Kaduna state, arrived the venue, they were immediately arrested and taken to the Gwagwa Police Station where they were detained.
Eyewitnesses say that other people, including the sponsors of the wedding, chairman of the occasion and the owner of the hotel were also arrested during the raid.
The sponsors of the marriage were named as Abubakar Tahir and Mohammed Sani.