Again, Court Adjourns Hearing on Zakzaky’s Bail Application


John Shiklam in Kaduna

A Kaduna State High Court presided by Justice Darius Khobo on Thursday adjourned hearing on the motion for bail application by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiite to July 25.

Maxwell Kyon, one of the counsel to Zakzaky, explained that the adjournment followed request by the prosecution council to be allowed to study “our response of the defence counsel on the application”.

According to Kyon, “The state prosecutors responded to the bail application only yesterday (Wednesday) and we responded today (Thursday) and they were served, but they insisted that they need to study our response and that is the basis for the adjournment of the case to next week Thursday, July 25, by His Lordship Justice Darius Khobo.”

The Shiite leader and his wife are standing trail for culpable homicide and unlawful assembly among other charges.

They have been in detention since…

Source: Thisday Newspaper