Is Dr Zakir Naik a Saudi national now?

zakirnaikHas controversial Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik been granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia. A report in the Middle East Monitor claims that the preacher wanted in a host of cases by India was given Saudi citizenship.

The report states that the citizenship was given to save him from arrest by the Interpol. However security officials in India were unable to independently confirm the report.

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After NBW, can India really extradite Dr Zakir Naik from Saudi Arabia

zakirnaikOn Thursday a special court issued a non-bailable warrant against controversial Islamic preacher, Zakir Naik. This is the first step to bring back Naik who is currently in Saudi Arabia. The question is whether the agencies would be successful in bringing him back?

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Non-bailable warrant issued against Zakir Naik

zakirnaikA special court has issued a non-bailable warrant against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. The court said that the warrant would be an open dated one. On Tuesday the Enforcement Directorate had moved the court seeking issuance of a non-bailable warrant against controversial against Naik. The application was moved in the Special Prevention of Money Laundering Court in Mumbai.

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ED seeks non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

zakirnaikThe Enforcement Directorate has moved a court seeking issuance of a non-bailable warrant against controversial Islamic preachers Dr Zakir Naik. The application was moved in the Special Prevention of Money Laundering Court in Mumbai.

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NIA issues another notice to Zakir Naik

The National Investigation Agency has issued another notice to controversial Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik. The NIA has directed Naik to be present at its office in Delhi on March 30.

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Come back by month end: ED tells Zakir Naik

zakirnaikControversial 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.

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Zakir Naik’s Rs 100 crore real estate investments under NIA scanner

zakirnaikNew Delhi, Jan 20: There is more trouble for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. The National Investigation Agency has found transactions to the tune of almost Rs 100 crore which were allegedly invested in real estate.

The NIA has learnt that there are 78 different bank accounts through which these transactions were made. “We are in the process of examining these accounts and once the picture is clearer, we will summon him for questioning,” an NIA official said.

Overzealous Mumbai cops serve IRF notice to IS recruit

zakirnaikMumbai, Jan 10: The Mumbai police had to face some embarrassment when they served a notice to an alleged Islamic State recruit, Areeb Majeed, in connection with the Islamic Research Foundation case.
The notice was served to Majeed lodged in the Arthur Road jail by the Dongri police, despite him not being involved in the IRF case.
The police has been serving notices to several persons to appear before the judicial tribunal which would be adjudicating the decision to ban the Dr Zakir Naik run NGO, IRF.

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Ban on IRF is like the demonetisation fiasco, says Zakir Naik

zakirThe latest to take on the government on the demonetisation is Dr Zakir Naik, the controversial Islamic preacher. Naik’s NGO, the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) was banned for a period of 5 years by the Union Home Ministry.
Naik feels that the ban on his NGO may have been to distract the media from what was going on in the country post the decision to demonetise the Rs 500 and 1,000 notes.

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Was banned without a question being asked: Zakir Naik

New Delhi, Nov 25: Controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik whose NGO, Islamic Research Foundation was banned said he has no option but to seek legal recourse. Naik said that not a single question was asked before the ban was imposed. In such a scenario I have no option but to seek legal recourse he also said.
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