Zaria Massacre: Court Re-Adjourns Hearing Of Detained Brothers, Changes Court For The Hearing


Court in Kaduna responsible for the hearing of brother's case who were in prison custody, since after the Nigerian Army deliberate attack on Islamic Movement on Saturday, 12/12/2015, have yesterday, re-adjourned the hearing for the third time, till 29 April 2016.

The presiding Judge of the Magistrate court, Kaduna State, Justice Adamu Musa this time around led the teaming counsels to the Government and those of the IMN to the convict prison premises ground in a less tight security operative as witnessed later during the hearing of the case.

During the hearing, the counsel to the Government presented the allegations on the brothers, but, they were all rejected the allegations.

Prior to the rounding off of the hearing sitting, the counsel to Government announced the change of the hearing court, acknowledging that, Magistrate court have no responsibility for the hearing of the case. This was due to series of the allegations on brothers. The case now have forwarded to the Kaduna State High Court.

As at the time of compiling this report, the court personnel have since started compiling papers warranting the change of the court.

In the mean time, the counsel to the IMN, Barister Ishak Adam have forwarded the demand for the bail of brothers of young ages and those in admission in the prison's hospital.

During his interview to the press, the counsel to the IMN Ishal Adam have espoused that, no rule of law according to Nigerian Constitution that give privilege to any Court of law or security personnel to continue detaining any citizen of young age and detainee on medical attention.

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