Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher

FILE PHOTO: Zakir Naik, an Indian Islamic preacher and founder of Islamic Research Foundation, speaks to the media via a video conference in Mumbai, India, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, said a minister who believed Naik should return to India to face charges of money laundering and hate speech. Naik, who has lived in Malaysia for about three years, has come under fire for his […]

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