Jakim sets up special hotline to channel complaints regarding insults to Islam


PUTRAJAYA: The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) has set up a 24-hour hotline for reporting complaints regarding insults against Islam, including those triggered through social media platforms.

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs), Datuk Dr Mohd Na'im Mokhtar, stated that Jakim will also collaborate with State Islamic Religious Departments (Jain), the Royal Malaysia Police, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and other relevant parties to address issues concerning insults to Islam.

"The public can lodge complaints and reports regarding any insult against Islam through the WhatsApp hotline at 017-3234533 or email to aduan@islam.gov.my.

"The Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) consistently affirms its commitment to safeguarding the sanctity and dignity of Islam. Any party found to be insulting Islam must be brought to justice as a lesson to all," he said in a statement on Thursday (May 2).

Mohd Na'im also called on all parties to act responsibly to preserve unity and harmony in the country.

"Any form of provocation and extreme actions must be stopped. Unity is a blessing that must be maintained to achieve the essence of Malaysia Madani," he said. – Bernama

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Islam , Jakim , Hotline , 24-hour , Insult

   

Next In Nation

Man claims trial to sexual assault of four-year-old daughter
Cuepacs seriously views the 'retaining' of corrupted and problematic staff, says president
Welfare Department to seek temporary custody of Zayn Rayyan's younger brother
Kota Kinabalu ranked 140th globally for environment
MCMC to investigate leaked documents on Zayn Rayyan’s murder case, says Fahmi
Lorry driver charged with murder of wife
Trespassers of uncompleted highway projects will face action, says JKR
27 influencers arrested for allegedly promoting illegal online gambling sites, says Bukit Aman CCID director
New Singapore Matrade office to become contact point for JS-SEZ investors
Terengganu Customs seizes smuggled cigarettes worth over RM680,000

Others Also Read