Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik whose financial transactions are under the scanner will have to appear before the Enforcement Directorate by the end of this month. Under the scanner are the fund transfers that have taken place. It was also found that almost Rs 100 crore was invested in real estate.
The ED summons has been issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act or the PMLA. Naik is believed to be in Saudi Arabia currently. The ED says that he has been told to appear before the end of this month and record his statement.