Arrested Zakir Naik aides facilitated conversion of 800 people to Islam in India

Mumbai July 25:The anti-terrorism squad (ATS) say that the two arrested members of the IRS outfit of Zakir Naik fame,Rizwan Khan and Arshid Qureshi had facilitated the conversion of around 800 people across the country.

Both people are connected to controversial televangelist Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). Many documents and marriage certificates seized from Khan indicate that the duo had converted over 800 Christians and Hindus to Islam.

The officials also reportedly stated that the IRF along with two other organizations were involved in conversion mainly target college students and jail inmates after providing them legal and financial help.

This is considered to be of grave nature and required more scrutiny.

Rizwan Khan has denied his involvement in any forced conversion.