Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik’s Peace TV, tracks students after attacks

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Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik’s Peace TV, tracks students after attacks
"We must uproot militancy and terrorism from Bangladesh." Three of the alleged jihadists who participated in an attack on a Dhaka cafe last week, in which 20 hostages were murdered, attended top schools and universities in the Bangladeshi capital. (Photo: Screenshot)

Bangladesh government has ordered Islamic television station Peace TV to stop broadcasting and has told schools to report any missing students.The station is run by Indian doctor-turned-preacher Zakir Naik, the founder and president of Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation, and its programmes are aired from DubaiA Bangladesh cabinet committee decided to ban Peace TV from the country,…