Updated 23 minutes ago Published on 29 Apr 2022 7: 31PM
THE High Court in Kuala Lumpur was told today that the Perlis Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs) had direct legal interest in intervening in a divorce petition between single mother, Loh Siew Hong, 34, and ex-husband Muhammad Nagashwaran Muniandy, who converted to Islam and unilaterally converted their three children.
MAIPs lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla stated that MAIPs have a legal duty to care for the well-being, education, and guidance of Muslim converts as well as financial assistance from tithes funds and other aid allowed under Islamic law.
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