A Muslim woman who was beaten by her lover is suing him, claiming he violated her religious rights.
The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, says the incident happened in March 2016 in a building on Queen Street in Sydney’s CBD.
The court heard the man, who was a Muslim, had just returned from a mosque and had been “behaving like an imam” when he punched her.
He is also facing charges for threatening her, as well as for failing to leave a property.
A spokeswoman for the Crown Prosecution Service says the matter is “under investigation”.
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