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Detained Nigerian Cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky Leaves Indian Hospital, Likely to Return Home for Trial


The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) had been in custody in Nigeria along with his wife Zeenah Ibrahim since their arrest in December 2015 after violence that saw the army kill some 350 of his followers.

New Delhi: Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky — whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja — has left the Indian hospital where he arrived for treatment this week, the clinic said Friday, while his office said he was heading home.

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) had been in custody in Nigeria along with ...


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