An Islamic sheikh living in hiding who wants to modernise his faith has called for a royal commission into radical Muslim groups.

Imam Sheikh Mohammad Tawhidi's call for an official enquiry into Islamist extremism comes only days after Hizb ut-Tahrir released a video promoting domestic violence.

'We urgently need a royal commission into Wahabism, Salafism, Hizb ut Tahrir and all other forms of radical Sunni Islam,' he said on Facebook on Tuesday.

'Their books must be banned, centres closed, and leaders deported. I will proudly support and stand by this.'

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