Friday, May 04, 2007

"No Mohammed" T-Shirts confiscated

By Nasouh Nazzal, Staff Reporter

Ras Al Khaimah: Inspectors from the Department of Economic Development seized large quantities of T-shirts with "No Mohammad" printed on them, which were found to be offensive to Islam.

Faisal Bin Fares, the Deputy Director at the Department of Economic Development said merchandise with a statement that offends the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) by using his name in vain were seized at a shop in Ras Al Khaimah. He added that a Dh2,000 fine was imposed on the shop.

He stressed that inspectors confiscated all merchandise with this statement, adding that the market will be scanned for similar products to ensure that shops adhere to the protection of Islam and the Prophet.

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