Some Muslim 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.
The woman was in ‘Niqob’ Purdah when the incident occurred,
The protest was staged by the concerned Muslim leaders.
The protesters demanded prosecution of the suspect.
A Muslim lady, who was in purdah, was allegedly raped inside a mosque at Iwo Road area of Ibadan.
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.
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.