What NIA Has Charged Against Dr. Zakir Naik ?

MUMBAI: The NIA  filed a charge sheet in a Mumbai court against Islamic preacher of Mumbai Dr. Naik .The following are some details :

NIA  has charged Dr.Zakir Naik  his organization IRF ( Islamic research foundation ) and Company Harmony  Medai India Ltd under section  10 UAPA , and sections 120(B) , 153 A, 295A,298 , 505 (2) IPC .

The charge sheet said:

The accused persons are as follows:

  • Zakir Abdul Karim Naik
  • The Islamic Research Foundation
  • Harmoney Media India Private Limited .

It is interesting to note that out of above 3 , only Dr. Zakir Naik has been charged under UAPA also , but his organization  IRF and company Harmony Media , have not been charged under UAPA , the anti- terrorism law .They are being charged under various sections of IPC .


The charges against all these accused leveled by NIA are :

Dr. Zakir Naik conspired with IRF Trust and Harmony Media India LTD ,to commit offences of

  • Promoting enmity and hatred between different religious groups in India through his speeches and lectures.
  • Deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion and religious belief .






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