Court orders transfer of El-Zakzaky and wife from DSS custody to prison

Justice Gideon Kudafa of the Kaduna State High Court has ordered the transfer of embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat, from DSS custody to a correctional centre in the state.

The Kaduna High Court judge who presided over the trial of El-Zakzaky and his wife over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption of the public peace, among other charges, said the transfer will enable an easy access by their lawyers and doctors. 

It was further learnt that the Islamic leader and his wife were not in court due to their deteriorated health conditions. The case was adjourned till February 6 for commencement of trial. 

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