Organisation moves to nip radicalisation in the bud

There are over 500,000 Muslims in Singapore, who could be subject to Muslim extremists looking to recruit people for terror attacks and activities.

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Religious Rehabilitation Group in conjunction with the Singapore government has launched a Muslim tenets helpline.

According to the Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean,"We want to save people from being radicalized.”

Adding that there are over 500,000 Muslims in Singapore, who could be subject to Muslim extremists looking to recruit people for terror attacks and activities.

This helpline will provide callers with answer to questions relating to various Muslim issues.

A move, observers say, will help counter the radicalisation methods of extremists.

According to the Vice-Chairman of Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG), Mohamed Ali, the initiative will also help Muslim youth to get information from the right source.

The helpline will be open Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm.

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