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Some El Zakzaky followers charged with criminal conspiracy

Ezinne Osuagwu

Some members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have been arraigned at the Chief Magistrate Court 1, Zaria Road, Kaduna and charged with criminal conspiracy and inciting public disturbances.
Their leader, Ibrahim El-zakyzaky, has been taken into custody by the army before he was released to the police for investigation.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole, on Tuesday t saidhat the Shi’ite members were being prosecuted for incitement and public disturbances among other charges.
She said:
“Some Shi’ite members have been arraigned in court where they were charged with criminal conspiracy, inciting public disturbances among others; they have been remanded in prison custody and the case adjourned.”
The Shi’ite members had had a clash with the Army about two weeks ago during which about 20 persons were killed.

They have been remanded in prison custody.