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Police probe south London mosque-based Scout group linked to Islamic extremist over claims it segregates boys from girls and urges children to be 'Muslim first'

Police probe south London mosque-based Scout group linked to Islamic extremist over claims it segregates boys from girls and urges children to be 'Muslim first'

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
19/01/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A mosque-based scout group is being investigated by police after links to an 'Islamic extremist' preacher and claims that the group leader encouraged girls as young as five pose in videos, advocating wearing the hijab. 
 uncovered these links in an investigation that also found that the scout group leader Ahammed Hussain segregated groups by gender, going against the organisation's values.