Imagine how grim and humorless someone would have to be to report something like this to the police.
“Allah did not create man so that he could have fun. The aim of creation was for mankind to be put to the test through hardship and prayer. An Islamic regime must be serious in every field. There are no jokes in Islam. There is no humor in Islam. There is no fun in Islam. There can be no fun and joy in whatever is serious.” — Ayatollah Khomeini
Supermarket chain NTUC FairPrice said an image circulating on the Internet, of its air-flown fresh pork bearing a ‘halal’ sticker, is an insensitive hoax in poor taste.
In a media statement on Monday, FairPrice CEO Seah Kian Peng said: “We understand that an old image of a tampered packaging of FairPrice fresh pork carrying a halal certification mark has again resurfaced on Facebook recently.”
The image, an email hoax from 2007, appears to still be circulating on the Internet today.
He added: “We are mindful of the serious religious implications of this matter and regard this as a wilful act of mischief, and had lodged a report with the Singapore Police then.