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Muslim Leaders Worry Sentencing Too Light On Imam

Some Muslim leaders in Chicago say they are concerned that a prominent west suburban imam got off too lightly on charges of sexual abuse. 

Mohammed Abdullah Saleem was given two years probation and required to register as a sex offender and sever ties with his religious school in Elgin -- this after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a former employee and a former student at the school. 

Mohammed Kaiseruddin of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago says this still leaves open the question of whether Saleem will be allowed to resume his role as a religious scholar and leader in mosque-related activities.

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