Category: Rufaqa

Jais wants Government to ban Rufaqa

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Jais) wants the Government to ban the Rufaqa’ movement, just like it banned the al-Arqam sect 12 years ago for spreading the Aurad Muhammadiah school of thought. While Jais acknowledges that Rufaqa’ Corporation Sdn Bhd is a legitimate business entity, it alleged that the company was supporting a movement that is reviving the al-Arqam teachings. “We have investigated and built a strong case. Rufaqa’ is helmed by former senior leaders of al-Arqam and we have evidence they use it as the new front to revive the banned teachings of al-Arqam,” said state executive