PUTRAJAYA – The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi did not make any request for Malaysia to extradite controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik during their recent meeting.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said, Modi only touched on Zakir’s issue during their bilateral meeting before the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia.
“I met Narendra Modi, they did not mention about the extradition. He only mentioned about Zakir,” he said during the press conference after launching the New Malaysia Foreign Policy Framework today.
Zakir is wanted by the authorities in India since 2016 over money laundering and seditious charges. -MalaysiaGazette