WATCH: Man slaps imam inside mosque in Malaysia | Inquirer News

WATCH: Man slaps imam inside mosque in Malaysia

/ 10:35 AM September 19, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR — Friday prayers at the National Mosque in Malaysia was interrupted after an Arab-looking man went up to the front and slapped imam Mohd Zuhairee Mohd Yatim.

Reports said Mohd Zuhairee was reciting the surah during prayers when the man walked to the front and pushed him.


When Mohd Zuhairee continued with the prayers unperturbed, the man then slapped him. By then, security staff had rushed into the mosque and apprehended the man before handing him to the police.

The man was heard shouting in Arabic as he was escorted out of the premises. The prayer session continued after that.

Posted above is a closed-circuit television footage of the incident. The unnamed man is seen approaching the imam near the 40-second mark of the video. KS

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