Police may not swear on the Koran

Police officers will not be allowed to swear their allegiance to the force on the Koran, home affairs minister Guusje ter Horst told parliament on Tuesday.

As is the case with civil servants, they will only be able to use a Christian or a neutral oath, reports news agency Novum.
Members of the armed forces and civilians working for the defence ministry are allowed to use the Koran.

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