Imam accused of theft
A Saudi female university professor accused a local mosque Imam of stealing her money after she found out that he had not built a mosque although she paid him SR145,000 (Dh144,000) for its construction nearly four years ago.
Iman Al Shayei said she transferred that sum to the Sheikh in 2008 to fund the construction of a mosque in Yemen but she had just discovered that no mosque had been built and the Sheikh did not return the money to her.
Quoted by the London-based Saudi Arabic language daily Al Hayat, Shayei threatened to sue the Imam if he fails to return the money.
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