Mufti of RT Kamil hazrat Samigullin visited penal colony №5 FPS of Russia in the Republic of Tatarstan. Kamil hazrat spoke with the prisoners, held a prayer and donated to the establishment 250 copies of the Noble Quran.
Penal Colony №5 is situated in the village of Lower Vyazovye of Zelenodolsky district. Here is serving a sentence of more than 1,700 for the first time sentenced to a strict regime. The institution has places of worship for both Orthodox Christians and for Muslims. Colony mosque Al-Fatiha Grand was constructed by hands of prisoners. Just this year was completed work on its reconstruction. The mosque is permanently visited by about 120 convicts - Muslim community of PC-5 is the largest among colonies of the republic.
Mufti of Tatarstan has not visited PC-5 for the first time, during his last visit Kamil hazrat promised convicted to bring to them the Quran.
As noted Mufti, he has not forgotten his promise. The book was prepared for publication more than six months, each page was reread, the font was checked and much more, designed to help in the study of the sacred Scripture and statement of correct pronunciation. The edition was made as convenient as possible. Mufti personally told to what should be paid attention during learning Quran, answered all questions. Communication if Kamil hazrat Samigullin with convicted lasted more than three hours.
At the end of his visit Kamil hazrat gave letter of gratitude to the head of PC-5 FPS of RF in RT Sergey Yemelyanov, as well as to the deputy head of PC-5 Sergei Kornishin and MRB RT's medal "For service to people" to adviser of the head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in RT Raphael Davleev.
Then Mufti of RT conducted a collective afternoon prayer.
Note that with the mufti of Tatarstan the colony visited his deputy - Ildar hazrat Bayazitov who supervises social projects of MRB RT. Ildar hazrat talked to convicts that serve their sentences in strict conditions of detention, held explanatory conversation with them about the need to comply with internal rules of penal colony, he spoke about the features of religion in compliance with the conditions of the correctional institution.