The Kaduna State authorities has urged the state Excessive Court docket to condemn Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, chief of the Islamic Motion in Nigeria, IMN, and his spouse, Zeenat.
Dari Bayero, lead Counsel made the decision through the “secret trial” of El-Zakzaky and his spouse on Wednesday, NAN studies.
Bayero disclosed this whereas addressing journalists after Justice Gideon Kurada adjourned the case till Could 25.
He mentioned the court docket was urged to overrule the defence, and sentence El-Zakzaky and his spouse as offered by the legislation.
The Counsel mentioned the state had closed its case after presenting its fifteenth witness within the trial.
Bayero mentioned: “Our final witness has testified and the state has closed its case.
“We’re glad with the best way the case has gone to date, we’ve got offered 15 witnesses, together with Military Generals, who’re key actors and gamers that led to the submitting of the case in opposition to the IMN chief.
“So far as the state is worried, it has tendered all of the displays, and witnesses have come earlier than the court docket and tendered proof in opposition to the defendants.
“Certainly one of our prayers is that the court docket ought to overrule the No-Case-Submission, overrule the defence, convict the defendants accordingly, and move the required sentence as offered for within the legislation.”
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