The trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife, Zeenat, is set to resume on the 24 th and 25 th of February, 2020.
The Kaduna High Court has fixed the dates on Thursday (today) at the resumed hearing of the case.
The Presiding Judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, said the case was adjourned to allow the defendants appear and take their plea.
El-Zazaky’s Lead Counsel, Femi Falana, SAN, told journalists shortly after the adjournment that his clients were absent in court due to their poor state of health.
The IMN leader and his wife are standing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace, among other charges, following the clash of his group with the Nigerian Army in December 2015.