Muslim scholar with terror links shot in the head in ‘hit’

16 January 2020 - 06:01 By Suthentira govender
Islamic scholar Yousuf Deedat, who has been shot in the head, is no stranger to controversy.
Islamic scholar Yousuf Deedat, who has been shot in the head, is no stranger to controversy.
Image: Jackie Clausen

He’s bragged about ties to Osama Bin Laden, and disseminated a book that labelled Mahatma Gandhi “an Indian version of Hitler”.

But on Wednesday morning, Durban Islamic scholar and activist Yousuf Deedat lay in a pool of blood.

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