Zakir Naik News
In new revelations in the investigation into a conversion racket in Uttar Pradesh, investigators have speculated that the syndicate may have been funded by foreign entities and is allegedly linked to fugitive preacher Zakir Naik. UP ATS has reportedly come to know about the connection between accused Umar Gautam and Zakir Naik's aide Bilal Philip.
The centre is likely to impose a ban on Peace TV’s mobile App, social handles Zakir Naik had launched a mobile application last year. With over a lakh downloads on Google Play Store, the free Peace TV app broadcasts in four languages- English, Urdu, Bangla, and Chinese. The 24-hour live feed offers different programmes for each channel. Through this application, an uninterrupted 24x7 live telecast of Naik's TV channel is available across India. Despite being banned in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for its hateful content, the app has an age rating of 3+ The Islamic televangelist who is wanted in both India and Bangladesh on financial and terror-related charges has sought refuge in Malaysia.
Delhi Police sources have said that ISIS terrorist Abu Yusuf has revealed during interrogation that he was influenced by speeches of radical Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. Abu Yusuf was arrested following a brief exchange of fire from the section of the Ridge Road between Dhaula Kuan and Karol Bagh. According to Delhi Police, Abu Yusuf ,who belongs to Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh, had planned terror strikes in crowded areas of the national capital.
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday (January 15) shared a video on twitter where controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik can be seen claiming that a representative of PM Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah had approached him to support the government over its move to abrogate Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.