Singaporean lawyer charged disturbing mosque prayer

A Singaporean lawyer is said to have been shouting and interrupting the religious proceeding and when approached by devotees, is alleged to have verbally abused them.

Singaporean lawyer charged disturbing mosque prayer
World Bulletin / News Desk

A lawyer in Singapore was charged in court on Monday for disturbing a religious assembly.

M Ravi , lawyer, who has represented the Singapore Democratic Party in previous civil cases, was allegedly disrupting evening prayers at the Jamae Chulia mosque on August 3 at about 7.30pm, reported channel News Asia.

He is said to have been shouting and interrupting the religious proceeding and when approached by devotees, is alleged to have verbally abused them. He have behaved violently and abusively.

Bail has been set at S$8,000.

Police say behaviour that undermines racial and religious harmony will not be tolerated, especially when the provocative act takes place in a place of worship while prayers are being conducted.
Last Mod: 13 Ağustos 2008, 10:57
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