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Durban Court Mutes Muslim Call to Prayer In Isipingo

The Durban High Court has ordered that the Madrasah Taleemuddeen Islamic Institute silence the Adhan, a regular call to prayer. This after it was found that the sound does emanate beyond the boundaries of its property at Isipingo Beach, south of Durban. Isipingo resident Chandra Ellaurie, launched a legal application requesting the Madrassah’s Islamic call to prayer is put to an end. In court documents, the resident says it invades his private space and deprives him of the enjoyment of his property.

Ellaurie who lives two doors away had complained that “it gives the suburb a distinctly Muslim atmosphere” and interferes with his private space. Newsbreak Lotus’ Taliesha Naidoo spoke to legal expert Saber Ahmed Jazbhay over the impact of the ruling made in favour of the resident.

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Source: Newsbreak Lotus

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