Six Malaysian men including three teenagers jailed for not going to Friday prayers

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KUALA LUMPUR: Six Muslim men, including three teenagers, got 1 month in jail and fined RM2,000 each for not going to Friday prayers.

 They were caught in a waterfall on August 23 at the time of Friday prayer.

According to MalayMail, the six men were Khairul Azle Abdul Rasid, 35; Abdul Malek Mohd, 25; Muhamad Hafizi Abdul Razak, 22; Muhammad Aliff Fikri A Mazzani, 19; and two unnamed 17-year-old boys.

 They were sentenced at the Hulu Terengganu Lower Shariah Court earlier today after pleading guilty.

 They were charged and jailed for deliberately ignoring the compulsory Friday prayers, Harian Metro reported on its website.

According to Harian Metro, the six were accused of violating Section 16 of the Terengganu Syariah Criminal Enactment (Takzir) amendment 2016, which provides for a maximum jail sentence of two years, or a fine up to RM3,000 on those convicted.

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