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Fiji Muslim League to take legal action against Ben Padarath

Fiji Muslim League to take legal action against Ben Padarath

By Shanil Singh
Sunday 28/02/2021
Fiji Muslim League Preident Hafiz-Ud-Dean Khan and Ben Padarath.

The Fiji Muslim League will take legal action against Ben Padarath for his post regarding the Head Boy of a Muslim school.

Padarath had posted a photo of the Head Boy and questioned why the boy was allowed to grow a beard while boys in all other schools throughout Fiji are made to be clean-shaven daily.

Fiji Muslim League Preident Hafiz-Ud-Dean Khan says Padarath’s post has left the student demoralized and traumatized because people have made some degrading comments.

Khan says the student has probably suffered long term damage to his ability to continue with his education because he feels scared and humiliated.

He adds all faith based schools are entitled to do their teaching the way they do as long as it is with respect.

On his Facebook page, Padarath said that the Fiji Muslim League has chosen to make his post a religious and racist issue.

Padarath says he was simply asking the Minister for Education Rosy Akbar to clarify the rules and regulations of her Ministry and had nothing to do with race or religion.

Meanwhile the Ministry of Education had earlier filed a complaint against Padarath while Padarath filed a report against Rosy Akbar yesterday.

Padarath claims he and his family received threats from the public due to the false accusations made by Akbar.

Police say both investigations are still underway.


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