We don't harbour fugitives, DPM assures group on Zakir

Modified 16 May 2017, 3:38 am

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reassured the Indian community that Malaysia has no history of harbouring fugitives.

This came after the Malaysian Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Maicci) raised its concerns about the presence of wanted Islamic preacher Zakir Naik in Malaysia.

"Maicci highlighted to the deputy prime minister its concern over the tolerance shown by Malaysian authorities on the extreme statements made by Zakir Naik in his preaching and his continued presence in Malaysia, although he remains wanted in India on allegations of propagating terrorism and money laundering...

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