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Kaduna: Court Fixes Date To Rule On El-Zakzaky

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The Kaduna State High Court has fixed September 29, 2020, to rule on the no-case-submission filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

Naija News reports that El-Zakzaky is asking the court to dismiss the state government’s case against him for lack of evidence.

Counsel to the IMN leader, Abubakar Marshall who held briefs for the lead Counsel, Mr Femi Falana, asked the court to quash the charges preferred against El-Zakzaky by the government for not “disclosing an offence known to law contrary to section 36 sub (8) and (12) of the 1999 constitution as amended”.

The prosecution counsel, Dari Bayero adopted his final arguments in the matter.

Recall that the IMN leader and his wife, Zeenat are standing trial on allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of the public peace, among other charges.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.