Shiites leader mata: Court adjourns arraignment

High Court in Kaduna State, has on Wednesday adjourned the arraignment of the leader of the lslamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife Zinat, until August 2nd, 2018.

The Judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, adjourned the case to enable the prosecution serve the two other persons standing trial with the Shiites leader.

Chris Umar, the prosecution council, while, speaking after the court session, noted that the adjournment was to enable them serve the 3rd and 4th respondents in the charges.

Also, Maxwell Kyom, who is the counsel to El-Zakzaky, said the other respondents in the charges before the court were yet to be served.

Kyom had declined to mention the names of the 3rd and 4th respondents stated that, “the 3th and 4th respondents are not necessarily in the matter until they have been served”.

While, narrating further, Kyom also said that they had filed their bail application to the court and the prosecution had also filed their response, though it was late.

“In respect to that, we also applied for a short date to reply the prosecution’s counter-affidavit.”

The Kaduna State Government had brought an eight-count charge against the IMN leader and his lovely wife.

El-Zakzaky, his wife and two others have been charged for alleged conspiracy, promoting culpable homicide among other similar offences.


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