Son of the Grand mufti of Oman, Omar al-Khalili received the knife wound, trying to prevent the desecration of the mosque, located in the province of Saeb. 17-year-old man blocked the path of a foreign worker who wanted to go inside with the dog.
Al-Khalili was hospitalized. His condition is stable. The assailant arrested. He faces up to three years of imprisonment. Witnesses said that the dog had previously interfered with the peace of local residents.
According to Muslim tradition, the dog is considered unclean animals. It is forbidden to keep at home and acquire dogs only for hunting, protection of land or livestock.
It should be noted that the Qur’an where dogs are mentioned three times, refers to them in General, positive, in tribute to the faithful companions and servants of man. At the same time, according to one hadith, one day the Archangel Gabriel was late for a meeting with the prophet Muhammad due to the fact that in the last house getting a puppy.