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Maharashtra ATS Arrest Zakir Naik’s ‘Aide’ Arshid Qureshi; Accused Of Recruiting Youths For IS

Published on 22 July, 2016 at 2:05 pm By

Kerala police and Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad on July 20 arrested Arshid Qureshi, who is alleged to be Zakir Naik’s close aid and associated with Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).


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Qureshi has been accused of recruiting Kerala youths for the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) and police said that if his links with IRF are confirmed, this would be the first arrest in the case related Naik’s organisation.

Naik’s organization IRF has been under police scanner for past many weeks, after two Bangladesh cafe attackers were said to have been inspired by his preachings.

 

PTI

PTI



Qureshi was captured from Navi Mumbai’s Seawoods area after Mumbai police raided his house.

He was then produced before a magistrate on July 21, the court the remanded him in transit custody for four days.

He would initially be questioned by the Maharashtra ATS and then handed over to Kerala Police for further investigation.

Kerala police had been looking for him after they were told that he had forced a man to convert to Islam and then join IS .

 

Raymond Ibrahim

Representational Image Raymond Ibrahim


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Based on the above statement, Kerala police slapped charges under Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against Qureshi and one other.


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