Buffalo: Principal of Islamic school ousted after taking student as second “wife”

Many aspects of this story raise an eyebrow, but one item in particular is that “Interviews with several Muslims reveal a mixed view on additional marriages under Islamic law. Some said it is not allowed under United States law and therefore is forbidden; others said it can be permissible under Islamic law anyway.(SHARIAH) We have seen this before, of course, and will certainly see it again, unfortunately.

“Principal of Islamic school in Buffalo ousted over sex allegations,” by Mark Sommer for The Buffalo News, August 27:

The principal of an Islamic boarding school on Buffalo’s East Side has been forced to resign after allegations that he was sexually involved with one of his students and that he claimed to have taken her as a second wife.

Evidence suggests Mohammed Ibrahim Memon, a father of seven, persuaded Sajidah Khan, then 21, to marry under Islamic law as a pretense to sleep with her. […]

One angle apologists sometimes pursue in defending Islamic polygamy is that it somehow cuts down on “infidelity.” But no matter how one labels the act, the husband is still in a relationship with someone other than Wife #1. Polygamy only regulates and formalizes that activity, and moves the goalposts for establishing whether a sin (and/or crime) has been committed.

 

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