Islamic scholar Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui, who has been arrested for unlawful religious conversions to Islam, has received Rs 3 Cr from foreign funding. Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General (Law and Order), Prashant Kumar, said that Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui’s trust received Rs 3 crore in foreign funding, including Rs 1.5 crore from Bahrain.
ADG Prashant Kumar said “Investigation shows that Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui’s trust received Rs 3 crore in foreign funding including Rs 1.5 crore from Bahrain. Six teams of ATS have been formed to investigate this case.”
Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui’s name emerged during the Investigation into the Umar Gautam case. Mufti Qazi Jahangir Alam Qasmi and Mohammad Umar Gautam were arrested in June from Delhi’s Jamia Nagar area for trying to convert deaf students and poor people to Islam.