Muezzin suspended for giving Adhan in shorts: Kuwait

In Kuwait, the Ministry of Endowments suspended a muezzin for wearing shorts and calling for prayers.

According to Al-Arabiya, the Kuwaiti Endowment Council said in a statement that the muezzin of the Abdullah bin Jafar Mosque has been suspended for giving the call to prayer in inappropriate clothing. A short video of the call to prayer has also been aired on social media, showing the muezzin wearing shorts and giving the call to prayer.

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Several Twitter users living in the mosque area have confirmed the incident. One user said that the muezzin was cleaning the mosque and arranging goods in the store room for which he was wearing beaded clothes. Then he gave the call to prayer in the same condition.