Prachi on Wednesday spoke to mediapersons and announced the reward for any person who would behead Naik. A Daily quoted her saying: "I have announced the reward because Zakir Naik is not a religious preacher, but a terrorist."
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Prachi said that the government must probe Naik and such preachers for terror links. She also alleged that once she made the announcement, she received an anonymous phone call threatening her.
Zakir Naik is currrently being investigated for his links to the Dhaka terror attack after two of the attackers said that they were inspired by Naik and his speeches.
Meanwhile, Naik who was scheduled to return to India cancelled his press conference for the third time on Thursday, July 14. He was supposed to address mediapersons on Wednesday night but later cancelled the event.
Zakir Naik's channel Peace TV too has been banned in India and Bangladesh through which he would deliver his speeches. An advisory has been put into effect on the transmission of Peace TV. As per the advisory issued to all states, a directive has been issued to ensure that the channel is not broadcast.