Perak mufti accuses Perlis counterpart of ‘permitting adultery’

Amin Iskandar

Perak Mufti Harussani Zakaria says Perlis' Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin is going against long-held views on the naming of children conceived out of wedlock. The Malaysians Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, July 31, 2017.

PERLIS Mufti Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin seems to be permitting (menghalalkan) adultery though his support of the Court of Appeal ruling allowing children conceived out of wedlock to carry their father’s name, a noted ulama has said.

Perak Mufti Harussani Zakaria said Malaysia did not need to “go against the flow”  when it came to children conceived out of wedlock, as Muslim scholars had decided on the issue a long time ago.

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  • Is the situation better now Mr Perak mufti? If the child has a name, he or she knows theirfather and will seek an answer for his folices and negligence if he fails as a father. Which Abdullah they should chase after today?

    Posted 3 years ago by Crishan Veera