Zakir Naik booked by Indian NIA in love jihad case

Zakir Naik booked by Indian NIA in love jihad case

ISLAMABAD - Zakir Naik booked by Indian National Investigation Agency in love jihad case.

The National Investigation Agency link (NIA) has named Islamic preacher Zakir Naik link and two hardline preachers of Pakistan origin as accused in an FIR pertaining to a high-profile "love jihad" case.

The high-profile case involves the daughter of a Chennai-based businessman and the son of a top Bangladesh politician link, belonging to former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party. The NIA is probing the Indian businessman's daughter and Bangladesh politician son's marriage in London, Times of India has reported.

Zakir Naik, who is wanted by Indian enforcement agencies, and the hardline preachers of Pakistani-origin based in the US have been named as accused in the case, according to information accessed by IANS. The girl's father had initially lodged a complaint with the Chennai Central Crime Branch in May, alleging his daughter who was studying in London was radicalised and was forced to covert to Islam.

He had also alleged that his daughter was abducted from London and taken to Bangladesh by some Bangladeshis. "The matter involved investigation in foreign countries.

And hence the case was transferred to National Investigation Agency (NIA)," Chennai Police Commissioner Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal told IANS. He said it is not possible to share further details on the case.