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 .
WHAT ARE THE CHARGES?
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 .