Singapore: Muis rebuts allegations of corruption in its halal certification process

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) has rebutted allegations by a foreign news site that its halal certification process is corrupt, saying that it places utmost priority in ensuring the integrity of its system.

An article published last Wednesday (April 22) by Hong Kong-based outlet Asia Sentinel alleged that the council shows “favouritism” in its recognition of foreign halal certification bodies (FCBs).

Asia Sentinel had also alleged that the assistant director of the council’s Halal Certification Strategic Unit Munir Hussain is currently being investigated for corruption by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB), based on evidence that it had supposedly provided.

The full original article can be found at straitstimes.com

(Photo: AFP)

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