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Eight prisoners convert to Islam in Dubai

Eight prisoners convert to Islam in Dubai

Dubai - 'They embraced Islam with full conviction and knowledge about the humane nature of the religion'



By Web Report

Published: Thu 30 Nov 2017, 12:51 PM

Last updated: Fri 1 Dec 2017, 9:06 AM

Eight inmates in Dubai Central Jail have converted to Islam "due to the good treatment" they received from the Dubai Police's punitive and correctional establishments department.
Brigadier Ali Mohammed Al Shamali, director of the General Department of punitive and correctional establishments at Dubai Police, said that they embraced Islam with full conviction and knowledge about the humane nature of the religion, according to a statement issued by the force on Thursday.
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The conversion ceremony was attended by religious preacher Saud Aziz Al Rahman. The converts thanked the police and jail employees for treating the inmates equally - irrespective of their race, colour and religion.


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