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Court Fixes Hearing On Elzakzaky’s Bail Application For October 4

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Bail Application Of EL-zakzaky And Wife To Be Heard By October 4

The protest of followers of Ibrahim El-zakzaky may soon be over as a Kaduna High Court today, fixed Oct 4 to rule on the bail application of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and his wife Zinat.

Naija News recalls that his followers have continued to protest his detention and demand his release.

The Presiding Judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, adjourned the matter after counsel to the defendants; Mr. Maxwell Kyon moved the application for the bail of the first and second defendants.

Kyon told reporters the prosecution had served the 3rd and 4th defendants,Yakubu Yahaya and Sanusi Abdulqadir, respectively, standing trial with the Shiites leader.

Kyon said the Defense Counsel had filed their bail application to the court and the prosecution had also filed their response.

He said that Oct. 4, had been fixed for ruling of the bail application.

Meanwhile, the Prosecution Counsel, Chris Umar, confirmed to after the court session that the 3rd and 4th respondents had been served through publications in the Daily Trust and The Nation newspapers.

The Kaduna State Government had brought an eight-count charge against the IMN leader, his wife and the two other IMN leaders based in Katsina and Kano.

The IMN leader, his wife, Yahaya and Abdulqadir were charged for alleged conspiracy, abating culpable homicide among other related offences.

 
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