Daily Post reports that some Muslim youths, scholars and organisations in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, have protested in Ibadan.
They staged a protest over alleged r*pe of a Muslim lady in one of the mosques in Ibadan.
The woman was in ‘Niqob’ Purdah when the incident occurred, a source told DAILY POST.
The protest was staged by the concerned Muslim leaders on Monday.
The protesters demanded prosecution of the suspect.
DAILY POST gathered on Monday that a Muslim lady, who was in purdah, was allegedly r*ped 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 r*ped 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 DAILY POST that the suspect had been arrested.
He said, “The thug who r*ped 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”.