Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan ‘paid woman for silence’
The prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, detained in France over rape allegations, paid a woman to stay silent about their relationship in 2015, the Belgian judiciary said.
Ramadan, 55, paid the Belgian-Moroccan woman 27,000 euros ($33,000) to stop posting details about their affair online, Luc Hennart, president of the Court of First Instance in Brussels, confirmed to AFP Wednesday.
The Oxford professor was detained by a French court in February over charges that he raped two Muslim women in France.
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