Revelations about former Malaysian Attorney General Zakir Naik
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian Attorney General Tommy Thomas has made important revelations about Dr Zakir Naik in his recently published book.
According to a Malaysian newspaper, former Attorney General Tommy Thomas wrote in his book that Zakir Nak’s views were controversial, but he was nevertheless granted permanent residency in Malaysia when he returned to India and filed his own military cases. , Money laundering and terrorism funding.
Thomas said that during his tenure as Attorney General from 2018 to 2020, the Indian High Commissioner said that if Malaysia expelled Zakir Naik instead of extraditing him to India, it would be enough for the Indian government.
The former attorney general said that India only wanted us to deport Zakir Naik and then Malaysia would have nothing to do with wherever he went. He insisted that the move alone would reduce tensions between the two countries.
In his memoir My Story: Justice in the Wilderness, Thomas wrote that he first consulted with the local police chief, who said that he had no objection to deporting Zakir Naik. He then conveyed the message of the Indian High Commission to the then Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.