New Delhi, July 11: Controversial Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik is unlikely to return to India soon. Due to some commitments it is likely that he may return to India only after a couple of weeks.
Sources say that he is likely to come back after 3 weeks. However police officials in Mumbai informed OneIndia that they will still keep a tab to see if attempts to slip in without their knowledge.
The Mumbai police had expected him to land in India today. They had decided to question him upon his arrival. However there was an indication that he may not reach India today. In fact a press conference that he had scheduled today too was cancelled. He was expected to address the media through video conferencing.
Naik was not in India when the Dhaka attack took place. His name had cropped up after Bangladesh asked India to probe him. It had been found that one of his speeches had inspired a Dhaka attacker.
In addition to this, the police are also probing to find out his source of funds and if he had any direct connection with any terrorist group. So far his direct association has not been found.
The police are also scanning his videos posted online apart from the dealings of Peace TV an illegal channel in India on which Naik preaches.