DSS obey court ruling, set to free El-Zakzaky and wife for Medicare
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The Department of State Services, DSS on Monday declared that it was ready to release the detained leader of Shi’ites, the Islamic Moment in Nigeria, IMN, Sheik Ibrahim El- Zakzaky in compliance with the ruling of a Kaduna High Court to allow him to travel India for medical treatment.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja today by its Spokesperson, Dr Peter Afunanya, the Service disclosed that this followed the receipt of the said Court order on Monday.
It stated that” consequently, the Service is liaising with relevant stakeholders to ensure compliance. Conformity with the order is in line with the Service’s avowed commitment to the Rule of Law inherent in a democracy”.
The statement however silent on the fate of the detained Islamic leader’s wife, Zainab who was granted the request along with him.
Although the ruling did not completely free the detainee from the net of the DSS, he will however travel under the guard of the state and ensure total compliances stipulated by the court.
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