New Delhi: Efforts for extradition of Controversial Islamic Preacher Zakir Naik will continue.
Government of India will continue to talk to Malaysia for an early extradition.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravi Kumar said on Wednesday, “The Indian government has formally requested the Malaysian government to extradite Naik.
We will continue to talk to Malaysia.
“Mr. Kumar said that India has an extradition treaty with many countries and many countries
have extradited India to the desired persons under this treaty.
India’s judicial system has never come to fruition.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohammed had recently said that Islamic religious leader Naik feels that he will not get proper justice in India.
The country has no right to extradite Naik to India.
This statement from Mr. Mohammed has come a new turn in the case of extradition of Naik.
So government stated to continue its efforts.
Significantly, Naik went to Malaysia in 2016 and Malaysia has given it status as a permanent resident.
His name came up on July 1, 2016 after a terrorist attack in a cafe in Bangladesh capital Dhaka.
20 people were killed in the attack by militant organization Islamic State.
Efforts due to his huge bank balance without income
Naik, accused of money laundering, has no known source of income, despite his bank accounts in India, he has Rs 49 crore.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has made this claim in a charge sheet filed against Naik in a special court.
Judge MS Azmi took cognizance of the chargesheet filed under the Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) against ED against Naik on May 8 this year.
“There is no known source of income from employment or business,” says Zakir Naik, an Islamic preacher who is a travelogue around the world.
In this situation, he was successful in depositing Rs 49.20 crore in his Indian bank accounts.
“The National Investigation Agency has so far arrested two associates of Naik, Amir Gajdar and Najamuddin Sankak.