Yakub reported this to the Khalifa, with the result that the Fiki was at once arrested, and brought before the kadi.
Take them to the kadi after prayers in the morning, and he will ratify your title.
He was haled before the kadi, and, after receiving 400 stripes, was thrown into prison.
He handed Paula's emerald to the kadi who presented it to the bishop.
He was their Imam, the leader of their prayer, and he was their Emir and kadi, prince and magistrate.
And the kadi bid all the people to go across the Nile and they obeyed his bidding.
Once more he sent the kadi to the insurgents, who returned with a similar reply.
Somebody had to be burdened with the blame, and the kadi realized his opportunity.
But the kadi and the other Saracens insisted that he should declare his own opinion concerning Mahomet.
Send for the kadi, and order a feast, and let it be done quickly.'