Muslim scholar with terror links shot in the head in apparent hit

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Muslim scholar with terror links shot in the head in apparent hit

FREE TO READ | Durban Islamic scholar Yousuf Deedat, known for his controversial religious views, is fighting to stay alive

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He’s bragged about ties to Osama Bin Laden, come under fire for his contentious views on Hinduism and Christianity, disseminated a book that labelled Mahatma Gandhi “an Indian version of Hitler” and once stood accused of helping recruit youngsters for the Islamic State terror group.

Wherever Durban Islamic scholar and activist Yousuf Deedat ventured, controversy was sure to follow.

On Wednesday morning, Deedat, lay in a pool of blood after an unknown gunman shot him in the head, outside the Verulam Family Court, north of Durban. ..

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