NIA files charge sheet against Zakir Naik over hate speech, incitement case

Zakir Naik
Zakir Naik

New Delhi, Oct 26: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday  filed a charge sheet in a Mumbai  special court against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for allegedly inciting youth to indulge into terror activities, giving hate speeches and promoting enmity between religious groups.

The  charge-sheet has been filed under section 10 UA (P) Act and Sections 120B, 153A, 295A, 298 and 505(2) IPC.

The probe agency said Investigation revealed Zakir Naik has been promoting enmity & hatred between religious groups in India through his speeches & lectures.

Naik has conspired with the IRF Trust and the Harmony Media Private Limited to commit the offences, NIA added.

Wefornews Bureau 

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