Everyone has a duty to enforce the rules of Islam, says Ayat. Makarem

Tehran, April 27, The Iran Project – Everyone, including the police and others are obliged to enforce the rules of Islam, Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi said in Qom on Monday, Tasnim News Agency reported.

criticizing President Rouhani remarks at a gathering of senior law enforcement commanders,  Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said, “Everyone, including the police and others have a duty to enforce the Islamic rules, even, commanding right and forbidding wrong (Amre-be ma’aruf and Nahye-az Monkar) is a public duty, according to the commands of the Qur’an.”

Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi reiterated that “Our country’s laws are all originated from Islam and everyone, including the police and others have a duty to implement Islam.

“I hope that he (president Rouhani) acceptes my friendly advice and not to repeat such words again,” he added.

Addressing a gathering of senior law enforcement commanders, Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that police do not have a duty to enforce Islam, Police have a single task, which is to enforce the law.