9 prisoners accept Islam in UAE; they explain why
According to a statement issued by the Sharjah Police on Saturday, 9 inmates of different nationalities converted to Islam at Al Gharb police station.
The police added that an Imam from Sharjah Islamic Affairs and members of Sharjah Police attended the ceremony, where the inmates recited the Shahada (the testimony).
The inmates expressed their happiness on converting to Islam, and highlighted the fact that the emphasis on mercy and tolerance in the religion made them take the decision.
The police statement added that the nine inmates decided to embrace Islam due to the Islamic awareness sessions organised by the Sharjah Islamic Affairs, which taught inmates about the religion and its principles.