Reprieve for El-Zakzaky, Wife as Court Grants Permission to Travel Abroad

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A Kaduna court on Monday, granted Shiite leader, Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat permission to go to India for treatment. Court session is ongoing.

Today’s Echo gathers that one of the conditions of his release is that he will travel with officials of the Department of state Services, DSS. 

El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenat were absent during the ruling.

Police had early tightened security in the Kaduna metropolis ahead of the hearing of the bail application of the IMN leader and his wife.

El-zakzaky and his wife were arrested by the Nigerian Army in 2015 during a raid on his group’s headquarters in Kaduna. There have been calls for his release due to his worsening health condition.

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