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21 inmates convert to Islam in Sharjah

Afkar Abdullah /Sharjah
afkarali@khaleejtimes.com Filed on April 5, 2016
21 inmates convert to Islam in Sharjah

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Colonel Ahmed Abdul Aziz Shuhail, Deputy Director of Ajman Central Jail, said 21 inmates had declared their conversion to Islam.

A total of 21 female and male inmates have converted to Islam in the first quarter of 2016.

Colonel Ahmed Abdul Aziz Shuhail, Deputy Director of Ajman Central Jail, said 21 inmates have declared their conversion to Islam though the initiative launched by department of reformatory and rehabilitation at Sharjah central jail to support new Muslims.

He pointed out the Sharjah Punitive and Reformatory Establishments (SPRE) encourages none Muslims to convert to Islam through religious lectures which aimed at spread of Islam teachings.

The SPRE in coordination With Islamic Affairs department in Sharjah presented 80 lectures during 2016.

He pointed out yesterday on Monday five inmates declared their conversion in presence of top official at Sharjah Police. 

afkarali@khaleejtimes.com

Afkar Abdullah





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