Nullah Mohamed Abdul Jamil Abdul Malik
The Singapore government announced the expulsion of an Imam because it made offensive remarks about Christians and Jews, made in the course of prayer. This reports the South China Morning Post.
The decision on deportation was made by the district court of the city-state. The Islamic religious leader also needs to pay a fine in the amount of four thousand Singapore dollars (approximately 2860$).
According to the interior Ministry Singapore, 6 January, the Imam / Mohamed Abdul Jamil Abdul Malik during Friday prayers, appealing to Allah, uttered the phrase: “Give us aid against the Jews and Christians.”
This information became known to authorities after one of its members posted a video of the sermon on his page in social networks. Nullah later made a public apology for his statements in the presence of 30 priests of different religions.
As stated during sentencing the judge, “any religious leader representing any denomination that makes such statements will be held accountable for their actions.”
The publication said that for such crimes under local laws, the Imam could be sentenced to imprisonment for a term of three years.