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Enforcement Directorate 02/05/2019

PRESS RELEASE

Prosecution Complaint filed against Zakir Naik and others

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed Prosecution Complaint against Zakir Naik
and others in Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Special Court. This is
the second Prosecution Complaint against Zakir Naik and others. These
Prosecution Complaints have been filed before the Hon’ble Special Judge with a
prayer for punishment to the accused and confiscation of attached properties to the
tune of Rs. 50.46 crores for involvement in money laundering. The attached
properties belonging to Zakir Naik, including investment in mutual funds, Islamic
International School in Chennai,10 residential flats, 03 godowns, 02 buildings and
land in Pune and Mumbai and 10 bank accounts worth Rs 50.46 crores is as per list
attached. Proceeds of Crime totalling Rs. 193.06 crores have been quantified in the
case. Other than these attachments, investigation in respect of investments of Zakir
Naik in Dubai to ascertain to identify the properties outside the country is under
progress.

ED has initiated investigation based on the FIR registered by NIA against Zakir Naik and
his associates for his involvement in unlawful activities through his provocative
utterances, thus promoting enmity and hatred between different religious groups in
India. The NIA has filed a Final Report/Charge sheet before the court of Special
Judge, NIA, Mumbai on 26.10.2017.

Investigations revealed that most of the incriminating speeches of Zakir Naik were
delivered during the Peace conferences organized by Islamic Research Foundation
in Mumbai during the period from 2007 to 2011. The said conferences were
planned, organized, funded and promoted by the Islamic Research Foundation and
people of other religions were openly converted to Islam by Zakir Naik. His
inflammatory speeches and lectures have inspired and incited a number of Muslim
youths in India to commit unlawful activities and terrorist acts. His thoughts created
disharmony amongst various faiths and created hatred amongst people. The
speeches and lectures of Zakir Naik were recorded into audio visual format by M/s.
Harmony Media Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai and thereafter the recordings were edited by it
for public viewing. M/s. Harmony Media Pvt. Ltd. forwarded the edited version to
M/s. Global Broadcasting Corporation, Dubai (GBC) and IRFI, UK for further
broadcast on Peace TV across the globe. Further Master DVD of Zakir Naiks
speeches were made for further replication and distributed to general public for
maximum circulation.
Investigation under the PMLA revealed that IRF received during the period
from the year 2003-04 to 2016-17 an amount to the tune of Rs. 64.86 Crore.
(approx.) mostly from various dubious/suspicious/unknown sources. Majority of the
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funds were utilised for organising PEACE conferences etc. It was during these
peace conferences that provocative speeches were made and religious conversion
to Islam were propagated. The IRF received donations in response to the appeals
made by Zakir Naik during the course of his controversial speeches and thus these
donations were proceeds of crime emanating from criminal activity. Money trail led
to identification of one school building in Chennai valued at Rs 6.2 Crore, mutual
funds of Rs 9.41 Crore and ground floor of a building in Mumbai and these were
provisionally attached.

Investigations also revealed that funds to the tune of Rs. 49.20 Crore were
received during the period from the year 2012 to 2016 fromZakir Naik’s accounts
maintained in UAE to his personal accounts in India.Source of his income in United
Arab Emirates is not known. He transferred these funds to India and purchased
properties in Mumbai and Pune by layering of funds in the name of his close
relatives. Zakir Naik used the funds to the tune of Rs. 17.65 crore for purchase of
properties from builders viz. Mr.Salim Kodia partner in M/s MK Enterprises, Mr.
Munaf Vadgama, partner in M/s Aafiyah Realtors, Mr. Sameer Khan, partner in M/s
Pacific Orient Genesis Associates &Mr. Musa Lakdawala partner of M/s Lakdawala
& Yash Associates in their projects viz. Fatima Heights (Mumbai), Aafiyah Heights
(Mumbai), ENGRACIA (Pune) &in a project at Bhandup, Mumbai. In order to
disguise the origin of funds & real ownership of properties, the initial payment made
from the account of Zakir Naik were refunded and diverted to the accounts of his
wife, son and niece and rerouted again for the purpose of making bookings in the
name of family members rather than Zakir Naik.

It is also revealed that several companies were established by Zakir Naik in UK and
India by placing his close confidante and relatives as Directors to camouflage the
diversion of funds received by him/his Trust through his illegal activities of
provocative speeches, etc and also for propagating hate speeches. Further, M/s
GBC has been passing on the contents procured by them to M/s. Universal
Broadcasting (UK) which was also controlled by Zakir Naik. The said content was
given free of cost to telecast on PEACE Channel in United Kingdom which covered
the areas of Europe, America, Canada and UK.

Various properties belonging to these dummy entities have also been identified and
attached. Two persons namely Amir Gazdar and Najamuddin Sathak have also
been arrested in this case by ED.

Investigation has also revealed that Zakir Naik was also involved in
suspicious unaccounted cash transactions.

Further investigation is under progress.


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PROVISIONAL ATTACHMENT ORDER 04/2017 DATED: 20.03.2017

S. Description of the In the name of Value


No property ( Rs. in crores)
.

1. Investments in Mutual Islamic Research 9.41


Funds Foundation [IRF]
2. 51/D, Ground Floor, Studio, M/s Harmony 0.60
Fakir Mohammed Sangrar Media Pvt. Ltd.
Marg, Off Dockyard Road,
Nava Nagar, Mazgaon,
Mumbai -10.
3. School Building – [Total Islamic Education 6.20
valued at Rs. 11.05 crores Trust, Chennai
out of which Rs. 6.60 crores
received from IRF out of
which 6.20 Crores was
utilised towards construction
of the school building

Total Rs. 16.21 Crores

PROVISIONAL ATTACHMENT ORDER10/2018DATED 13.07.2018

Sr. Property Address In the name of Value (Rs.) Area


No.
1 1005, B- Wing, Jasmine Co- Zakir Naik and his 17,50,000/- 572 sq. ft
operative Housing society father Late Shri [as in the year
ltd., 65B, Dockyard Road, Abdul Karim 1997]
Mazgaon, Mumbai 400 010 Mohammed Naik
2 1006, B-Wing, Jasmine Co- Zakir Naik and Smt 17,00,000/- 572 sq. ft
operative Housing society Farhat Zakir Naik [as in the year
ltd., 65B, Dockyard Road, 1997]
Mazgaon, Mumbai 400 010
3 Flat No 1702, Maria Zakir Naik and Smt 60,00,000/- 942 sq. ft
Heights, Belvedere Road, Farhat Zakir Naik
Mazgaon,
4 A/103, Crystal Residency Zakir Naik & Sh. 1,40,00,000/- 1360 sq. ft
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Co-operative Hsg. Society, Fariq Zakir Naik


Plot no 65 A, Dockyard
road, Mazgaon, Mumbai
400010
5 Godown at E-ward, Street M/s Longlast 6,34,78,500/- 912.21 sq. mt.
no. 18-20, Belvedere Road, Construction Pvt. together with
Mazgaon, Mumbai – 10, Ltd. 02 godowns
City Survey no. 128 admeasuring
6,500 sq. ft.
&3,200 sq. ft.
6 Godown no. 4 and 6, M/s Longlast 6,68,58,258/- 1810 sq. mt.
Gulzare Kasmi Estate, Construction Pvt.
Mazgaon, Mumbai – 10. Ltd.
City Survey no. 127 & 100
respectively
7 A/c no. 3154010110050050, M/sM.K 97,00,838.68 Account Debit
Union Bank of India, enterprises frozen
Agripada branch

8 A/c no. 3154010110050289, M/s M.K 46,189.33 Account Debit


Union Bank of India, frozen
Agripada branch enterprises

9 A/c no. 3154010110050192, M/s M.K 17,18,601.73 Account Debit


Union Bank of India, frozen
Agripada branch enterprises

10 A/c. no 35980200000721, M/s M.K 97,366.99 Account Debit


Bank of Baroda, Morland frozen
road branch. enterprises

11 A/c no. 909020032707225, M/s Aafiyah 10,27,971.53 Account Debit


Axis Bank, Lamington Road frozen
Branch Realtors

12 A/c no. 910020023499795, M/s Aafiyah 1,19,959.20 Account Debit


Axis Bank, Lamington Road frozen
Branch Realtors

Total 16,64,97,685.46
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PROVISIONAL ATTACHMENT ORDER: 04/2019 DATED: 18.01.2019

Sr. Address Owner of property Date of Value (in Rs.)


no. Agreement
1 202, 2nd floor, Dar-Us- Shri Salim Kodia 03.12.2011 1,00,00,000/-
Salam, 32, Motlibai Street, as on
Agripada, Mumbai – 400 03.12.2011
008 admeasuring 753 sq.
ft& 375 sq. ft (carpet area)
respectively alongwith 03
stilt car parkings
admeasuring 363 sq. ft.
2 801, 8th floor, Dar-Us- Shri Salim Kodia 20.04.2012 2,50,00,000/-
Salam, 32, Motlibai Street, as on
Agripada, Mumbai – 400 20.04.2012
008 admeasuring 1208 sq.
ft. carpet area alongwith 03
stilt car parkings
admeasuring 363 sq. ft
3 401, 4th floor, Dar-Us- Shri Salim Kodia 02.07.2013 1,60,00,000/-
Salam, 32, Motlibai Street, as on
Agripada, Mumbai – 400 02.07.2013
008 admeasuring 753 sq. ft
(carpet area) alongwith 01
open car parking.
4 Flat no. - 4, 4th floor, Aafiyah Mrs. Kamala 30.12.2014 1,48,72,190/-
Heights, 19th Road, Khar Ugamraj Lunawata (to the extent
West, Mumbai – 400 052 & Shri of Rs.
admeasuring 675 sq. ft. Navinchabndra 91,33,639/-)
(carpet area) Karanmal Bhuta
5 Flat no. – 3, 3rd floor, Mr.Ugamraj Magraj 30.12.2014 1,57,72,180/-
th
Aafiyah Heights, 19 Road, Lunawata & Ms
Khar West, Mumbai – 400 .Hrashvina Navin
052 admeasuring 675 sq. ft. chabndra Bhuta
(carpet area)
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6 Flat no. – 2, 2nd floor, Mr.Umer Salim 16.03.2016 2,15,69,000/-


Aafiyah Heights, 19th Road, Mansuri
Khar West, Mumbai – 400
052 admeasuring 725 sq. ft.
(carpet area)
7 Fitness Centre at Ganga Shri Parvez G Khan 18.06.2007 3,00,00,000 as
Satellite Commercial &Shri Hafiz on 18.06.2007
Complex, 1st floor, Opp., Mohammed Iqbal
Raheja Gardens, Wonowrie, Shaikh
Pune admeasuring 835.56
sq. mt.
8 “PACIFIC HOUSE” 1-B Shri Parvez G Khan 06.02.2008 2,20,00,000/-
situated at Moledina Road, &Shri Sameer Khan (to the extent
Camp, Pune of Rs.
1,39,00,000/-)
9 Account no. M/s M K enterprises Union Bank 66,00,000/-
3154010110050050 of India,
Agripada
branch
10 Account no. M/s. M K Union Bank 1,24,39,473/-
315401010050637 Enterprises of India

11 Account no. ShriSalimAbdulkayy Union Bank 3,87,434.37/-


315401010050083 umKodia of India

12 FD account no. Shri Musa Ismail Bank of 32,00,000/-


005545110009072 Lakdawala India
TOTAL 16,40,01,726/-

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