Kaduna court denies El Zakzaky, wife Bail

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Kaduna high court has denied the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem El Zakzaky and his wife bail.

The Court sitting on Wednesday denied the bail application filed by counsel to the 65-year-old leader of Shiite Islamic sect, Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife as the Presiding Judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, said in his ruling that the accused persons have not shown any substantial medical evidence to grant them bail in their written application.

The judge however ordered that the two accused persons should remain in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) throughout the period of their trial. The matter has been adjourned to January 22, 2019, for accelerated hearing.

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