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Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Alleged Culpable Homicide: Shiite's Leader, El-Zakzaky Pleads Not Guilty

 

Alleged Culpable Homicide: Shiite's Leader, El-Zakzaky Pleads Not Guilty

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky


The IMN leader and his wife are standing trial on allegations of culpable homicide and disruption of the public peace among other charges.


Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky on Tuesday, pleaded not guilty to the eight counts bordering on alleged culpable homicide filed against him in a Kaduna High Court.


Justice Gideon Kurada took the plea of the IMN leader at the resumed hearing of the motion in a no-case-submission filed by El-Zakzaky on Aug. 7.


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Justice Kurada had, however, fixed Sept. 29, for ruling in the motion, after counsel to the defendant, Abubakar Marshall, holding the brief for Femi Falana, SAN, asked the court to quash the charges preferred against El-Zakzaky by the government for not “disclosing an offence known to law contrary to sections 36 (8) and (12) of the 1999 constitution as amended”.


At the resumed sitting, Kurada again reserved ruling in the motion until hearing in the substantive suit.


Also, the Judge, after taking the plea of the defendant adjourned until Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 to enable the prosecution present it’s witnesses.


The IMN leader filed the motion seeking the court to quash the State government’s case against him for lack of evidence.


The IMN leader and his wife Zinat are standing trial on allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace, among other charges.


Mr Dari Bayero, who led the prosecution, told reporters shortly after the hearing, that the State has assembled more than 20 witnesses to give evidence before the court.


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