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Muslim woman sues NYPD for allegedly forcing her to take hijab off for mug shot
by John Marzulli
A Muslim woman is accusing the NYPD of discrimination by forcing her to remove a religious head scarf before taking her mug shot.
Mervat Soliman, who is Egyptian, was arrested by cops last January after getting into a dispute with a neighbor over a parking space outside her home in Glendale.
Soliman, 53, wears a hijab, or veil, which covers a woman's hair as a symbol of her modesty.
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