A Kaduna court has granted El Zakzaky and his wife permission to go to India for treatment.
Ruling on Monday on the bail application by Zakzaky’s counsel, Mr, Femi Falana (SAN), the presiding judge, Justice Darius, however ordered that El Zakzaky should be accompanied on the trip by officials of the Kaduna state government and personnel of the Department of State Security (DSS)
Major roads in Kaduna were virtually empty of human and vehicular movements as Police anti-riot vehicle was stationed along the Ahmadu Bello Way, preparatory to the hearing of the bail application of leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (aka, Shi’ites), Sheikh Ibrahim El-ZakZaky; and his wife, Zeenat.
The couple had been in detention since 2015.
They had jointly applied for bail, whose hearing has been fixed for Monday.