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Again, Court Adjourns Trial Of Embattled IMN Leader, El-Zakazky


A file picture of embattled IMN chief, Ibraheem Zakzaky,


A High Court sitting in Kaduna State has once more, adjourned the trial of the embattled chief of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Elzakzaky and his spouse Zeenat to May 25, 2021, for the continuation of listening to on the case.

During the sitting on Wednesday, the prosecuting counsel, Dari Bayero, lastly rested his case by presenting his final witness.

He additionally prays the court docket to overrule the no-case submission by the defence counsel and to go on and convict the defendants as offered within the regulation.

This brings the entire variety of witnesses known as by the prosecution to fifteen.

Counsel to Elzakzaky, Abubakar Marshal who represented the lead counsel, Mr Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria is anticipated to open his Defence in the course of the subsequent adjourned date.

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He nonetheless advised reporters that he will likely be getting into a no-case submission for the defendants, including that there isn’t a felony case to this point that has been established towards the defendants by the Kaduna state authorities.

Elzakzaky and his spouse are standing trial on an eight-count cost bordering on alleged culpable murder, illegal meeting and disruption of the general public peace, amongst others.

Among the witnesses who testified towards the IMN chief embrace two Army officers, a retired director of state safety service, cops and a medical physician who testified earlier than the court docket

On Sept. 29, 2020, the IMN chief and his spouse pleaded not responsible when the costs have been learn to them.

Elzakzaky and his spouse Zeenat have been in detention since their arrest in December 2015 following a bloody conflict between IMN members and troopers in Zaria, Kaduna State.

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