The Kaduna state prisons authorities said Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ite is not in their custody.
Speaking on Wednesday, December 30, Abubakar Argungu, the controller of Kaduna prisons said they only have 191 members of the IMN in their custody but they do not have their leader, The Punch reports.
El-Zakzaky, who was recently arraigned alongside some of his followers by the police was charged with criminal conspiracy and inciting public disturbances by the Chief Magistrate Court, Kaduna.
He was also remanded in prison custody.
Meanwhile, a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the recent clash in Zaria between the Nigerian Army and the Shi’ites would soon be set up