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Criminal Case Registered Against Zakir Naik


Mumbai, Dec 30 (The News)

The Enforcement Directorate has enrolled a criminal body of evidence against disputable Islamic evangelist Zakir Naik and his association Islamic Research Foundation or IRF under government evasion laws.Officials said the organization’s zonal office here has enlisted a FIR, called ECIR in ED’s speech, against Mr Naik and others subsequent to taking cognisance of a comparative dissension booked by the NIA under the

Unlawful Activities Act against them.

The ED, they said, will particularly investigate the charges of affirmed unlawful assets washed by the blamed and the returns for wrongdoing in its probe.The organization has as of now examined some managing an account exchange archives and different subtle elements against Mr Naik and IRF and is soon anticipated that would issue summons to take the test forward.The National Investigation Agency had a month ago enlisted a body of evidence against 51-year-old Mr Naik under hostile to fear laws for purportedly advancing ill will between various gatherings on grounds of religion and race.

Subsequent to enrolling the body of evidence against Mr Naik, IRF and others, NIA alongside Mumbai police had done ventures at 10 puts in the megapolis, including private premises of a portion of the workplace bearers of the establishment, which was prior put on confined rundown by the Union Ho

ome Ministry for accepting assets from abroad.

Mr Naik, who has been remaining in Saudi Arabia to sidestep capture after his name surfaced amid a test into the Bangladesh fear strike recently, has been reserved alongside anonymous IRF authorities under area 153-An of IPC (advancing ill will between various gatherings on grounds of religion and doing acts biased to upkeep of agreement) close to different areas of UAPA.

The charges, in the FIR enlisted by the NIA’s branch here, were additionally slapped under areas 10 (being individual from an unlawful association), 13 (discipline for being individual from illicit association) and 18 of UAPA (discipline for being required in an intrigue for submitting any fear demonstration).

IRF went under the scanner of security organizations after one of the fear mongers required in the Dhaka bistro assault had supposedly posted via web-based networking media that they had been motivated by Mr Naik’s speeches.Some of the young people from Mumbai rural areas, who had left their home to join ISIS prior this year, were likewise professedly enlivened by the evangelist.

Mr Naik’s talks are banned in the UK, Canada and Malaysia. The Home Ministry has asserted that the NGO had “questionable” connections to Peace TV, a worldwide Islamic channel, blamed for proliferating terrorism.According to the Home Ministry, Mr Naik, who heads the IRF, had supposedly made numerous provocative discourses and occupied with dread purposeful publicity.

Maharashtra Police has additionally enlisted criminal bodies of evidence against Mr Naik for his claimed association in radicalizing Muslim youth and drawing them into fear activities.Mr Naik was affirmed to have exchanged IRF’s assets got from abroad to Peace TV for making “questionable” projects.


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