86 wives not polygamy, Nigeria rules

Authorities in Nigeria have dropped charges against an 84-year-old Islamic cleric accused of illegally having 86 wives in violation of the maximum of four, after his case was transferred to a criminal court.

The Niger state Sharia commission withdrew the charge of illegal marriage against Muhammadu Bello Masaba when he appeared before a magistrate court

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