Maharashtra CM directs Mumbai Police to probe Zakir Naik’s speeches

07 July, Mumbai

Maharashtra Chief Minister Mr. Devendra Fadnavis has directed the Mumbai Police Commissioner to probe preacher Zakir Naik’s speeches and submit a report.

According to senior Police officials, the Maharashtra government has ordered the police officials to probe all the recordings of Zakir Naik’s speeches.

The officials said that the probe has begun and Zakir Naik’s public documents, videos and social media posts are being examined.

Naik, in his lecture aired on Peace TV, an international Islamic channel, had reportedly “urged all Muslims to be terrorists.

All India Shia Personal Law Board has demanded an immediate ban on preachings by Zakir Naik for his controversial statements defending terrorism.

Earlier in the day, Police were deployed outside the Mumbai office of a foundation run by Naik.

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