Freeze IRF bank accounts, block websites and other online activities of Zakir Naik: NIA

In the past four days, NIA has carried out several raids and search operations at around 20 premises of Naik's outfit.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 23, 2016 9:13 pm
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On the fifth day of its crackdown on controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s NGO Islamic Rsearch Foundation, the National Investigative Agency on Wednesday wrote to banks asking them to freeze accounts of the banned NGO and Zakir Naik. It has also written to the Home Ministry for blocking websites and other online activities of Zakir Naik and IRF.

In the past four days, NIA has carried out several raids and search operations at around 20 premises of Naik’s outfit. The officials said they are decipherin ‘hate’ speeches of Naik by listening to audio and video records. The investigative agency has also seized some incriminating documents and some files in yesterday’s search operation, adding that the analysis of documents on financial transactions of IRF, including foreign funding and documents related to property details of Naik, is in progress.

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During the search operations, video tapes and DVDs of Naik’s public speeches, documents related to property and investment, financial transactions, foreign and domestic funding of the proscribed IRF as well as its associated
companies, and electronic storage devices have been recovered, an NIA release said.

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  1. S
    Jan 19, 2017 at 7:13 am
    how much wondering stupid action is it.why to freeze such an poen minded dawa trainer.look tomorrow the pray of BJP will be you
    1. A
      arun dass
      Nov 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm
      1. J
        Nov 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm
        Sri sri 420 must be doing raaslila with Pope like man in sari
        1. K
          Nov 23, 2016 at 2:30 pm
          " The officials said they are decipherin ‘hate’ speeches of Naik by listening to audio and video records ", is it ? If the speeches of Dr Naik is HATE, then what about Praveen Tagodia's speeches ? is that SERMONS ? These Officials have to feel ashame for what they are trying to project Dr.Zakir. This is the reason why We are small before Naxals and other Militants of fareast, Govt approach is biased. If Govt really worked out the culprits of Babri Masjid Demolition and the pre-demolition speeches would have been found 'hate' even by so called moderate Vajpayee, then truly all of them might have gone to the gallows, but, no Governance. If the Govt would have take action against those culprits who kept idol inside Babri Masjid, and handed over to Muslms in 48 itself, then no one would have dare to emble in 92. But.... no Governance. Now the person who talks within the sphere of Consution, quoting books references has become a Sin and Crime. Where it ends ? Let us put our trust in ALMIGHTY, He will sort out the issues, after all this time shall also p....
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            Mahender Goriganti
            Nov 23, 2016 at 12:56 pm
            Why is he still alive??. Ban all Saudi donation to muslim organisations until he is handed over to India
            1. S
              Salabat Khan
              Nov 23, 2016 at 12:53 pm
              Under present BJP VHP RSS regime India has become non secular Hindu fundamentalist nation
              1. P
                positive thinker
                Nov 23, 2016 at 4:36 pm
                Bjp has shown their evil faces. Such a mad people who take actions and block for stupid ic reason. What the he'll they have done for home grown terrorist like rss and moist. Bjp is just pure evil.
                1. T
                  Nov 23, 2016 at 7:27 pm
                  Freeze this terrorist instead of freezing his bank accounts.
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