El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes in Kaduna


The trial of embattled Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El- Zakzaky resumes today in Kaduna state.

El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat are facing an 8-count charge by the Kaduna state government over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption of the public peace, among others.

There is increased security presence around the court as the hearing on the case is set to resume.

The Presiding Judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, had during the last sitting on March 26, 2019, adjourned the case indefinitely following his appointment to serve as a member of the Elections Petitions Tribunal in Yobe state.

More to follow.

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