Legislators want Shari’ah courts in Davao City

The City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday urging the creation of at least a Shari’ah circuit and district court court here.  The resolution was sponsored by Councilor Amilbangsa Manding, President of the Association of Barangay Councils, to help free the regular courts of cases involving Muslims.

Estimated at around 150,000, Muslims here constitute 10% of the Davao City’s 1.4 million population. Read the rest of the report on MindaNews.com.

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