Maharashtra: ATS arrests youth associated with Zakir Naik’s IRF foundation

A case under IPC sections 120 B and 153 A was registered in Kochi.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: July 25, 2016 4:33 pm
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A joint team of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad and Kerala Police on Thursday arrested a youth allegedly associated with controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s foundation in connection with a case registered in Kochi.

A senior police official said Arshid Qureshi, who was associated with IRF Foundation of Zakir Naik, was nabbed from Navi Mumbai.

A case under IPC sections 120 B (criminal conspiracy) and 153 A (promoting enmity between groups) as well as under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act was registered in Kochi.

He was produced before the Belapur court in Navi Mumbai which granted Kerala Police his transit remand till July 25.

Kerala Police will now produce him in a court in Kochi.

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