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Scottish police to allow hijab to draw Muslims

world Updated: Jun 08, 2016 10:49 IST

EDINBURGH: Scotland police are to introduce a hijab in its uniform in an effort to attract more Muslim women to a force which is failing to reflect the diversity in the country’s population. Currently, only 1% of Scotland’s police officers come from a black or minority background, compared with their 4% share of the general population.

First Published: Jun 08, 2016 10:49 IST