Police in Malaysia have remanded 49 people in custody after they were arrested for allegedly violating Corona’s restrictions on performing Eid al-Adha prayers. 48 of them are Bangladeshis. This information was given in the report of The Star Online of Malaysia.
The 49 people were arrested on Tuesday. They were taken to court on Wednesday morning. The court granted their remand on the request of the police.
Officials in the country said 46 of the 49 were Bangladeshis. A native of Malaysia. 48 Bangladeshis are between 20 and 43 years of age. The age of the local resident is 84 years.
According to The Star Online, the court remanded each of the 48 Bangladeshis for four days. The local Malaysian has been remanded for three days.
A Malaysian police official said the detainees were charged with breaking Eid al-Adha prayers outside a mosque in violation of the Corona ban.
According to the report, a group of worshipers, most of whom are foreigners, went to the mosque yesterday morning to perform Eid-ul-Azha prayers. But they were not allowed to enter the mosque as the limit of 100 worshipers had been exceeded. Then the worshipers gathered on the road in front of the mosque and performed Eid-ul-Azhar prayers.