Islamist speaker Zakir Naik has started a series of rumors about returning from India to Malaysia.
On Tuesday, Kuala Lumpur, according to a Malaysian government source, Indian media NDTV said Zakir Naik was returning from India to Malaysia. The source says, ‘He (Zakir Naik) will leave Malaysia tonight. He will fly today in India. ‘
Zakir Naik, a resident of India, said, “It is totally baseless and false.” He said, “Until I feel safe from injustice, there is no plan to return to India.”
Zakir Naik said about India’s government, “When I think the government is just and right, I will definitely return to my country.”
Zakir Naik’s lawyer Shahrukhuddin said that the news of Zakir Naik being sent to India is not true. He did not submit any documents.
Meanwhile, India’s Interior Ministry said Zakir Naik had no contact with Malaysia after returning to India.
Zakir Naik came under severe criticism and criticism in his speech in 2016. At that time, the ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had accused of imposing money laundering and extremism against him. A case was also filed against him on the same complaint. He is locked up with his established Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) and Peace TV.
Zakir Naik was forced to leave India on July 1, 2016 after the allegation. Nakib Razak Sarkar of the then Zakir Naik allowed him to settle permanently if he sought refuge in Malaysia after being sued in India. Since then, he has lived in the city of Wenjaya, Malaysia.