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Sharia judge arraigned over attempted rape of married woman

19 May 2016, 08:51

Abuja - A Sharia court judge has been arrested after it was alleged that he had attempted to rape a married woman.

According to Naij, Haruna Aliyu was arraigned before an upper Sharia court in Zaria over a charge of attempted rape.

Aliyu is said to have lured Fatima Alhassan to a hotel with the sole intention of committing adultery. 

Also read: Man raped 4 year old to death in Adamawa

The judge has, however, admitted no wrongdoing, pleading not guilty to the offence.

Aliyu has since been granted bail in the amount of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Read more at Naij

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