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Muslim Leaders, Youths Protest Alleged Rape Of Lady In Ibadan Mosque

Some Muslim leaders, youths, scholars and organisations in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, have staged a protest over alleged rape of a Muslim lady in one of the mosques in Ibadan.

JUNGLETALKER gathered the woman was in ‘Niqob’ Purdah when the unfortunate incident occurred.

The protest was staged by the concerned Muslim leaders and youths on Monday.

The protesters demanded prosecution of the suspect.

Muslim Leaders Protest Alleged Rape Of Lady In Ibadan Mosque

JUNGLETALKER learnt on Monday that a Muslim lady, who was in purdah, was allegedly raped inside a mosque at Iwo Road area of Ibadan on Sunday.

A source said, “An unfortunate incident happened on Sunday in Ibadan, when the son of a road transport union sneaked into a mosque and raped a niqobite.

“This then prompted the concerned Muslim leaders to stage the protest on Monday.”

The concerned Muslims were led in the protest by an Ibadan-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Amubieya.

Another source told reporters that the suspect had been arrested.

He said, “The thug who raped a niqobite (Muslim lady in veil) has been identified as Idris, also known as Kesari.

“He is the son of a union leader known as Al-Majiri. He was arrested by the police and the case has now been transferred to the State CID”.

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