NIA declares Controversial Zakir Naik a proclaimed offender
Source :NewsBharati   Date :29-Jul-2017

New Delhi, July 29: Controversial Islamic Scholar Zakir Naik who is accused of spreading hatred through provocative speeches along with charges of financial irregularities has been declared a proclaimed offender by National Investigation Agency. In this connection, the apex agency has initiated the process for attachment of Zakir Naik's property.

Earlier, the Regional Passport Office of Mumbai has repealed the passport of the founder of Islamic Research Foundation. Naik has been under the scanner for his alleged links with terror funding. NIA also registered a criminal case against him at its Mumbai branch under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.