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Gay Imam gets two-year jail sentence in Algeria

TIZI OUZOU, Algeria -- The judge at the court of the city of Tizi Ouzou made yesterday in the afternoon, his verdict on the imam of the Al Attik charged with homosexuality. Caught in flagrante delicto in the mosque, Imam, aged 36, was sentenced to a term of two years and 20,000 dinars, while his companion was sentenced to the same penalty.

The facts date back, in fact, in February when the faithful have warned the police about acts of Imam caught. He will be detained and interrogated by the prosecutor and then placed in custody. Yesterday, the prosecution had sought against him a sentence of ten years.

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