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Outrage as second police force refuses to rule out BURKAS on duty

Outrage as second police force refuses to rule out BURKAS on duty

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
23/09/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

West Midlands Police Chief Constable was blasted after he refused to rule out allowing female recruits to wear the face-covering garments. He said that his force “would have to consider” any requests to wear the burka, which covers both the face and body, and the full-face niqab, which leaves the eye area clear. The decision was met with outrage from MPs and public figures and was even slammed as a bad idea by the Muslim Council of Britain. 

But today, Leicestershire Police's Chief Constable said he would also consider Muslim WPCs’ wishes to wear full Islamic dress while on duty.