Was banned without a question being asked: Zakir Naik

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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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.

Will seek legal recourse on NGO ban:Naik

Further he said that no summons or even a notice was issued to him. I should have been able to tell my side of the story, but I was never given a chance, he said. I kept offering my held, but it was not taken, Naik also said.

Read more: ISIS recruit got Rs 80,000 scholarship from Zakir Naik's NGO

The NIA has launched a probe into the activities of the Islamic Research Foundation. After the government banned the IRF for five years, the NIA filed a case against the NGO under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

The NIA during a recent raid conducted unearthed several documents and found a scholarship was given to Anas who was recruited into the ISIS.

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