Learning the Quran by heart
A mother who beat her seven year old son to death because he failed to learn parts of the Quran by heart has been jailed for life at Cardiff Crown Court. Sara Ege was given a minimum sentence of 17 years for killing the boy and then burning his body to destroy the evidence.
In this extract from Eastern Air, BBC Radio Sheffield's Mushtaq Tufail speaks to Maulana Shoaib Desai from the Umar Masjid in Sheffield. He explains whether children have to learn the Quran by heart. First his reaction to the shocking case...
Available since: Mon 14 Jan 2013
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