Monday, November 17, 2008

Wife? Wives? WIVES!

An Islamic preacher in Niger has 86 wives!

Bello, an 84-year-old preacher in Niger, has 86 wives, which is against the Shariah, Islamic Law, which allows a maximum of four wives. He lives is the town of Bida with his wives and 170 children. 

Currently, he is under pressure from other preachers to divorce 82 of his wives. He has received a number of death threats and a court has now ordered local police to provide him with protection.

Niger is a Muslim majority African country that has been enforcing Shariah for the last eight years.

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