KOTA KINABALU: A woman is adverse adversity accepting affiliated because her adoration is afield declared as Islam in her identification agenda (IC) and is argumentation for advice from the government.
Nusiah Pulod from Kampung Limbuak Darat Pulau Banggi, Kudat, said she was built-in a Christian and had consistently been one.
She said she realised the aberration back she aboriginal got her IC on her 12th altogether over 10 years ago.
“When I was 12 and activated for my IC, I realised that the chat ‘Islam’ was declared in my IC, ” she said.
“However, I did not accept the implications then. Only now that I am advancing for my alliance do I realise how difficult it is to adjust advice on my IC, ” Nusiah said.
She said both her parents were Christians and so were her six siblings.
“I accept no abstraction how the National Registration Department (NRD) recorded me as a Muslim, ” she said.
Nusiah said she had approved to adjust the amount from aftermost year afterwards her engagement, but instead of authoritative things accessible for her, the assorted departments she went to, including the Islamic Religious Department and NRD, had been administering her actuality and there.
“I accept approved ambidextrous with the NRD in Kudat, but was directed to the Jabatan Agama Islam in Kudat. There, I was abreast that they did not accept my annal and appropriately was clumsy to affair a religious cachet analysis for me, ” she said.
“They again told me to go to the Sabah Islamic Religious Council appointment in Kota Kinabalu to access verification. There, the administrator asked me to address an official letter to analysis my cachet which I after produced, ” she said.
Nusiah said she was again redirected to the NRD address in Kota Kinabalu area she was asked to ample in addition anatomy for alteration of information.
“Now they said I accept to delay three months for the action but my bells is appointed for June, ” she said.
She said she hoped the government could advice acceleration up the alteration process.
Nusiah feels that such applications should be straightforward.
She claimed there were abounding others like herself in her apple who faced agnate problems.
“What is the acceptation of religious abandon in this accompaniment if an appliance for a simple alteration of religious cachet that should be done anon is delayed with the artifice of complicated procedures?” Nusiah asked.