A Kaduna State Superior Court docket chaired by Choose Gideon Kurada on Thursday postponed the trial of the chief of the Islamic Motion in Nigeria, also referred to as’ Shi, ‘ite’, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and spouse, Zeenat, till 25 January and 26, 2020 for a brand new listening to.
The courtroom was suspended after six witnesses summoned by the prosecuting lawyer led by Dari Bayero, testified earlier than him.
Eight costs on the border with manslaughter, unlawful meeting, disturbance of public peace, amongst others, have been introduced towards the IMN chief and his spouse by the Kaduna State Authorities.
On the resumption of the listening to on Thursday, a former director of the State Safety Service was among the many 4 named witnesses, whereas others had been neighbors of Zakzaky in Gyallesu, Zaria.
In accordance with Femi Falana (SAN), who spoke to journalists shortly after a go to to the Kaduna Correctional Heart, the depositions got in confidence, recalling that the prosecution referred to as 4 witnesses.
Falana stated: “The prosecution referred to as 4 witnesses at the moment – a retired SSS director and three different witnesses who’re neighbors of our purchasers.”