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HC dismisses Zakir Naik's plea challenging lower court summon

Press Trust of India  |  Allahabad 

The today dismissed a petition filed by challenging a lower court order summoning him and the subsequent non-bailable warrant issued against him in a case of hurting religious sentiments.

The lower court's order on April 30, 2010 came on a complaint in 2008 filed by a man alleging that in a television programme telecast on January 21, 2006, had allegedly hurt the religious sentiments of a particular community.

Earlier on June 6, 2011, hearing Naik's petition, the high court had directed that till the next date of listing, no coercive action should be taken against the applicant pursuant to the order dated April 30, 2010 passed by the

On March 28, 2018, Justice reserved the judgement in the petition filed by

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 21:15 IST