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Defiant Badar squad to continue khalwat raids - The Malaysian Insight

THE controversial anti-vice Badar squad has vowed to continue its work despite being slammed over its excessive methods. Azhar Mohamad, the leader of the Sg Petani-based group, said members have explained to Kedah religious exco Dr Ismail Salleh ...

Defiant vigilante squad to continue 'sin' raids in Kedah - TODAYonline

Mr Azhar Mohamad, the leader of the Sungai Petani-based group, said members have explained to Kedah religious exco Dr Ismail Salleh what it does when carrying out raids to nab Muslims committing khalwat (close physical proximity with an unrelated ...

Report: Kedah to meet 'anti-khalwat' vigilante squad next week - Yahoo News

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — The Kedah Islamic Affairs Department has summoned a vigilante group calling itself the Badar Squad that has been preying on Muslim couples for a meeting next week. The Malaysian Insight reported that the vigilantes have ...

Why question our work now, asks vigilante anti-vice squad - The Malaysian Insight

THE “Badar squad” vigilante group in Sg Petani, Kedah, that cracks down on Muslim couples committing khalwat or close proximity has hit back at authorities for questioning their actions now after knowing about their operations for the last two years.

Vigilantes patrol Kedah town to check for 'sin' - TODAYonline

SUNGAI PETANI (Malaysia) — In Sungai Petani, a small town in the northern Malaysian state of Kedah, a vigilante group is out to catch couples in the act of khalwat (close physical proximity with an unrelated member of the opposite sex), declaring it ...

Vigilantes patrol Sg Petani to check for 'sin' - The Malaysian Insight

IN Sg Petani, a small town in the northern state of Kedah, a vigilante group is out to catch couples in the act of khalwat (close proximity), declaring it is helping the state religious authorities stop Muslims from sinning. The group, which calls ...

Of khalwat and the right to know - Aliran

The controversy over a minister's comments on khalwat and enforcement and how it was reported in the media was analysed in this editorial in the Malaysian Insight on 8 October: The furore surrounding Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid ...

SOP on khalwat raids to follow Islamic procedure, says Mujahid - Free Malaysia Today

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa says the standard operating procedure (SOP) for enforcement on khalwat will be improved by taking into account approaches that are in accordance with Islamic procedures, ...

SOP on khalwat raid to be tightened - Mujahid - Malaysiakini

The standing operating procedures (SOP) for enforcement on khalwat will be improved by taking into account approaches that are in accordance with Islamic procedures, including to avoid causing embarrassment to victims. Minister in the Prime Minister's ...

Putrajaya to review loopholes in SOP for khalwat raids, media involvement - Malay Mail

PETALING JAYA, Oct 11 — Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa has said that the involvement of the media in “khalwat” raids will be among matters looked at when reviewing the standard operating procedure (SOP) of such ...

SOP on khalwat raids to be tightened in accordance with Islamic procedure - The Edge Markets MY

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): The Standing Operating Procedures (SOP) for enforcement on khalwat will be improved by taking into account approaches that are in accordance with Islamic procedures to avoid causing embarrassment to victims. Minister in the ...

Let's move on: Mujahid - New Straits Times Online

He was referring to the issue of The Star's article published on Oct 6 with the headline “Putting compassion into practice” and “No more night khalwat raids or intrusion into Muslims' private life, says Mujahid”. The story's first paragraph said “No ...

Penang mufti says better SOP needed for khalwat raids - Free Malaysia Today

GEORGE TOWN: A mufti here has called for better standard operating procedures (SOPs) for conducting khalwat (close proximity) raids, so as not to sully the image of Islam as a religion of tolerance. Penang mufti Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor said while there ...

Khalwat raids not meant to shame, says Penang mufti - Malay Mail

He said it is undeniable that there is a need for laws to prevent khalwat as it is against the teachings of Islam for an unmarried couple to be together in a suspicious situation. “It is true that the religious authorities have a role to prevent such ...

Pahang khalwat raids adhere to SOP - New Straits Times Online

KUANTAN: Personnel and enforcement officers at the Pahang Islamic Religious Department (JAIP) always adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOP) in conducting khalwat related raids in the state. Its deputy director Datuk Mohd Ghazali Abdul Aziz ...

2 lives and the khalwat raid that destroyed them - Free Malaysia Today

This story took place 10 years ago, but it could be true in Malaysia today. The details are sketchy because the person who experienced it is still traumatised by what happened. Ahmad was a 25-year-old site manager at a local construction firm. He ...

Minister's statements on 'khalwat' raids clarified - Yahoo News

Khalwat is defined in Islam as excessive closeness between unmarried persons of the opposite sex, or illicit contact with the opposite sex. While zina refers to extramarital affairs, or sex outside of marriage, khalwat could be something as simple as ...

The Star urged to issue open apology over Mujahid - Daily Express

On Oct 6, the newspaper published a report titled 'No More Moral Policing' and the online version of 'No more night khalwat raids or intrusions into Muslims' private lives says Mujahid'. Siti Zulaikha also pointed out that Mujahid had not issued a ...

Khalwat raids only if there are complaints - Daily Express

Mujahid was explaining the recent report by English daily "The Star", where he had reportedly said that he would be engaging with religious agencies at state level on khalwat raids, specifically those that involve breaking down doors to arrest offenders.

Khalwat raids considered invasion of privacy, says lawyer - Free Malaysia Today

PETALING JAYA: A lawyer says Muslims can take legal action against Islamic religious enforcement authorities for conducting khalwat raids as this amounts to an invasion of privacy. Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al Mahdzar said Article 5 of the Federal ...

Khalwa .

Khalwa (Arabic, also khalwat; lit., "solitude"; pronounced in Iran, "khalvat"; spelling in Turkish, halvet).

Mengaku kakak dan adik angkat untuk ditangkap khalwat

Mengaku kononnya kakak dan adik angkat untuk mengelak daripada ditangkap berkhalwat. Itu antara helah yang diberikan oleh pasangan yang ditahan pihak ...

JAIS sahkan pelakon terkenal ditangkap khalwat

JAIS sahkan pelakon terkenal ditangkap khalwat.

Bekas pemain bola sepak ditahan khalwat

Seorang bekas pemain bola sepak liga simpanan Kedah ditahan Jabatan Agama Islam Kedah (JAIK) kerana disyaki berkhalwat di sebuah hotel murah Di ...

Pasangan ditangkap khalwat ugut bunuh diri

Sepasang kekasih muda ditahan dalam satu operasi penguatkuasa Jabatan Agama Islam Kedah (JAIK) di sebuah hotel bajet di bandaraya Alor Setar, Kedah.

Wanita muda ditangkap khalwat dengan kekasih Indonesia

Seorang wanita berusia 20 tahun bersama pasangannya seorang buruh Indonesia berumur 42 tahun antara 5 pasangan ditahan dalam operasi yang ...

Datuk dan nenek antara pasangan ditangkap khalwat

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