Somaliland Islamic court to try German

Jan. 10, 2011 at 7:19 PM

HARGEISA, Somalia, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Somaliland authorities say they will try a German man accused of acting against Islamic culture and religion by making pornographic videos.

Hassan Adan, attorney general of Somaliland, a de facto independent republic of Somalia, told the Shabelle Media Network Monday the unnamed man allegedly committed "un-Islamic actions" by taking pornographic videos of Somaliland women and teenage girls having sex.

The accused will be brought to court within three days and tried in accordance with Sharia Islamic law, Adan said.

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