Nigeria: Woman acquitted in the Nigerian state of Sokoto
An Islamic court in the northern Nigerian state of Sokoto has acquitted a women accused of having sex outside marriage.
The BBC reports that the judge noted discrepancies in the evidence against the 18-year-old, Hafsatu Abubakar, which had raised doubts about the case.
Submitted on Fri, 01/25/2002 - 01:00
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