Tawfik Ismail maintains views on Jakim after giving statement to police


PETALING JAYA: G25 member and former Umno MP Tawfik Ismail (pic) says he stands firmly by his conviction that matters of religion are solely the purview of the rulers, as enshrined in the Federal Constitution, even as he is being investigated for sedition.

Tawfik, who is the son of Malaysia’s second deputy prime minister Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman, said he told this to the police as well as his views on the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) when questioned for about an hour at the Shah Alam police station on Friday.

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