Dr. Zakir Naik, founder of Islamic Research Foundation

The National Investigation Agency  (NIA) on Wednesday Wrote to the Home Ministry for blocking websites and other online activities of Zakir Naik and the banned Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).

Not only this, the NIA also wrote the banks asking them to freeze all accounts of Naik and IRF.

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This has come in the wake of NIA seized some incriminating documents and some files in its search operation launched earlier this month at various premises of Zakir Naik.

Earlier this month, in a major crackdown on IRF, the National Investigation Agency carried out raids and search operations at 20 premises of controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s outfit.

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A team of NIA officials is busy deciphering ‘hate’ speeches of Naik by listening to audio and video records.

During the search operations, video tapes and DVDs of Naik’s public speeches, documents related to property and investment, financial transactions, foreign and domestic funding of the proscribed IRF as well as its associated companies, and electronic storage devices have been recovered, a NIA release said. (AGENCIES)