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Monday, March 13, 2006

TOTO Gambling money 'Halal' for Sg Petani Senior Muslim Citizens?

Just came to learn about this fiasco. It took place in Sg. Petani on January the 8th,2006.

The presence of more than a 100 senior citizens with old Malay Muslim men and women amongst Indians queueing up to collect RM20 cash vouchers from the management of the local Sports TOTO betting shop really makes us wonder at how these senior citizens can be so bloody stupid and that desperate as not to consider their actions in willing to put their self respect and religion for sale....not that expensive at all!
They can make 'halal' what Allah SWT has deemed 'haram' @ forbidden all for just a measly 20 ringgits @US$4.50!
I know that folks up north can sometimes be so gullible and practically swallow everything that any snake oil salesman comes up with and bedazzles them as in the case of the 10 year old boy who was reputed to be heal his sick mum with just a prayer and his spit that was mixed into a glass of well water somewhere in Baling, Kedah about 10 years ago!

People came from all over Malaysia, Singapore, Sabah Sarawak and even Borneo to get cured for all their sickness and diseases!

I just can shake my head in disbelief ! A measly RM20! No wonder the Malays are pretty sold out cheap when it comes to a question of morality!!! Sheeeesh!!!

Here's the original email news that I received that is in Malay! Those who don't believe me, go ahead and read it for yourselves! And look at the pictures and judge for yourselves! Pictures don't lie!!!
~The report in Malay~
Dilulus terbit pada Thursday, January 12 @ 15:53:19 CST oleh LinuxPro
Oleh SUZRIMAN - PINANG TUNGGAL SUNGAI PETANI : 8 JAN 2006

Kehadiran lebih 100 warga tua termasuk beragama Islam berpakaian tudung kepala dan berkupiah putih yang beratur di depan sebuah kedai ramalan nombor ekor di Jalan Kampung Baru, di sini, seawal jam 9.00 pagi, menimbulkan kehairanan orang ramai.



Berasakan sesuatu yang pelik, mereka menghubungi pegawai penguatkuasa Pejabat Agama Daerah Kuala Muda (PADKM) kemudian menghantar sepasukan pegawai diketuai Kamaruddin Kassim dibantu Said Hussain dan Zaiferi Zainol Abidin, bagi menyiasat perkara itu.

Warga tua beratur beramai-ramai memasuki kedai nombor ekor TOTO tidak pernah dilihat sebelum ini lalu orang ramai menghubungi pegawai penguatkuasa bagi melakukan siasatan.

Pegawai penguatkuasa siasatan bergegas ke situ mendapati ramai warga tua beragama Islam lelaki dan perempuan beratur menunggu giliran memasuki premis itu.

Tidak puas hati dengan situasi itu, Kamaruddin bertanyakan kepada petugas kaunter di premis berkenaan dan diberitahu semua warga tua terbabit berumur 50 tahun ke atas adalah penerima 'wang ehsan' daripada pengurusan premis judi itu.

Terdapat seorang wanita melayu yang sedang menjalani perkhidmatan pengangkutan untuk mengambil dan menghantar warga tua perempuan Islam yang miskin dari kawasan penginapan Flat Paya Nahu.

Hasil siasatan mendapati warga tua Islam berumur antara 50 hingga 80 tahun itu beratur untuk mendapatkan baucer yang ditandatangani pengurusan premis judi itu bernilai RM20 yang boleh dituntut pada 12 Januari 2006, jam 3.00-4.00 petang, bertempat di Dewan Persatuan Pemuda Lim See Chong Soo, Jalan Kampung Baru, Bakar Arang, Sungai Petani, Kedah.

Pegawai Agama Daerah Kuala Muda, Tuan Syeikh Muhammad Suhaimi Haji Salleh, ketika dihubungi berkata, setiap warga Islam dilarang menerima wang daripada judi.

Lebih-lebih lagi perbuatan mereka itu boleh mencemarkan nama baik Islam di kalangan masyarakat bukan Islam.

~End of report~

That's it folks! For a measly 20 ringgits, their faith can be bought 'lock, stock and barrel'! Damn!