Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Primary school teacher in Miri under probe for insulting Islam

MIRI: A primary school teacher in Miri is being investigated by police following his comments on Facebook that allegedly insulted Islam.

Sarawak Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Chief Datuk Dev Kumar said, so far two police reports has been lodged in Kuching and Miri after his comments went viral.

“We have identified the Facebook account holder, we will be calling him for questioning, ”he told Bernama when contacted today.

The teacher’s comments on Islam and  the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem, a holy city for  Muslims, Christians and Jews, as the capital of Israel,  angered netizens.

Meanwhile, on checking the Facebook  account, it was found that the holder had apologised for the comments and expressed remorse for angering  Muslims in the country, including his friends and relatives.

He added that he had also surrendered himself to the police. – Bernama

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