National Investigation Agency (NIA), allegedly said, that the tele-evangelist was sponsoring an alleged ISIS sympathiser.
Such statements rounded days after NIA filed a police case against Controversial preacher and raided several locations linked to his organisation Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).
Sources stated that IRF had paid Rs. 80,000 to Abu Anas who is a resident of Tonk in Rajasthan. He was arrested in January this year in an ISIS-related case. The money was sent to his as a scholarship. According to sources, Abu Anas was planning to go to Syria and fight for ISIS.
Last Friday, NIA registered a case against Zakir naik and IRF for promoting enmity against different groups on the basis of religion.
After the FIR was registered, NIA conducted searches at different locations and recovered videotapes and DVD’s of Zakir Naik’s speeches, documents of properties and investments, as well as foreign and domestic funding of IRF.
NIA is also inspecting several companies which may be connected to the Banned NGO (IRF).
These companies are namely Harmony Media Private Limited, Longlast Constructions Private Limited, Right Property Solutions Private Limited, Majestic Perfumes Private Limited and Alpha Lubricants Private Limited, also received foreign funds for their operations.