Man fined for tattoo showing contempt

A local man was fined BND8,000 recently for showing contempt to words regarded sacred in Islam, under Section 220 (C) of the Syariah Penal Code Order, 2013. The Syar’ie Prosecution Division under the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) took action against Muhammad Za’imuddin bin Mohd, 33, after pictures of his tattoo containing sacred words in Islam went viral. More details in Monday’s Borneo Bulletin.