Jail, fine for Friday prayers truants in Kedah

  • Nation
  • Monday, 11 May 2015

ALOR SETAR: Muslims who fail to perform Friday prayers three times in a row can be fined not exceeding RM1,000 or jailed for up to six months, or both, beginning June 1.

According to the Kedah Islamic Religious Department (JAIK), the offence comes under Section 13 of the Kedah Darul Aman Syariah Criminal Offences Enactment 2014, which was passed by the State Legislative Assembly last year.

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JAIK , Islam , Friday prayers , Truants , Kedah


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