BFM journalist says sorry over hudud video

BFM journalist says sorry over hudud video
A screenshot of the video with Aisyah

PETALING JAYA: BFM radio station journalist Aisyah Tajudin has issued an apology over a satirical video on hudud.

The presenter, along with two others from the radio station had their statements recorded by police at the Dang Wangi police station at 10am yesterday.

In a written statement, Aisyah said the BFM Kupas video was meant to question the priorities of the Kelantan government in making amendments to the state's Syariah Criminal Code 1993 rather than focusing on the state's welfare or economy.

"The video was about politics; it was certainly not about religion. I wish to apologise for both my tone and demeanour in the video," she said.

"I would never insult or condemn any religion, let alone my own," Aisyah added.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said police would investigate Aisyah and the video's scriptwriter under Section 298 of the Penal Code for uttering words to wound the religious feelings of others.

The Institute of Journalists Malaysia and the Centre for Independent Journalism have condemned the threats against Aisyah following the video's release.

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