India: Peculiar Rape Case Stumps Ulama

News article, posted 03.24.2010, from India
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Indian Muslims
In the village of Charthawal, India, a father-in-law admitted to raping his son's wife. A local (maulavi) scholar then forced the husband and wife to divorce, on grounds that they could no longer remain married after the incident because the wife had become 'like the husband's mother.' The case received national attention, with many Ulama (religious scholars) weighing in on the matter, attempting to find a legal precedent. [See URL for article text.]