'Islamic Duty' to Help UK Police

July 7, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News


Muslims have been told it is their "Islamic duty" to co-operate with the police to ensure Britain's safety.

The statement was agreed at a "deeply significant" meeting in London held by the Muslim Council of Britain.

More than 200 people, including imams, community activists and police representatives, gathered to lay out ways to combat the threat of terrorism.

A spokesman said there was a real willingness to accept the "problem within the Muslim community".