Reference

An incident regarding alcohol being the leader to all sins

Question

Is the following incident drawn from the Hadith?

Once, a pious man was invited by a woman to commit adultery. The man refused. The woman gave him a choice of options:

– Committing adultery with her or
– To kill her newly born child, who had she begot from another man, or
– To consume some alcohol, which she possessed.

She threatened that if he did not she would accuse him of rape. The man took the alcohol, seeing it to be the least harmful. On drinking it, he became intoxicated and subsequently, he killed the child and committed adultery with the woman.

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