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Isma publishes photos of man with dog at laundrette
Published:  Sep 29, 2017 5:36 AM
Updated: 10:54 AM

Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia (Isma) has published photographs of a man with a dog in a laundrette, which the movement claims, is among the concerns of Muslims with regard to the cleanliness of such establishments.

The movement's website Ismaweb said the photographs were furnished by a netizen in light of the controversy over a laundrette that catered exclusively for Muslims in Johor.

“The photographs show a man bringing his pet dog into a laundrette. He is seen cradling the dog as he placed clothes in the washing machine.

“As he waited for the clothes to be washed, the man put the dog on a chair,” read the article.

A dog's saliva and its wet fur are considered ritually unclean in Islam, and items that come in contact with either must be ritually cleaned.

Ismaweb said the netizen, who sent the photographs, argued that such actions necessitated the setting up of laundrettes for Muslims...

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