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DSS speaks on court order granting bail to El-zakzaky and wife

The Department for State Security, DSS, have stated that they are on talks with stakeholders to ensure they comply with a court order which granted bail to the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-zakzaky and his wife, to go for treatment in India.

A court in Kaduna State on Monday granted bail to El-zakzaky and his wife for them to go seek treatment on India.

The couple who have been on detention since 2015 told the court that they need medical care because they have been suffering from metal poisoning which was caused by pellets of bullets in their body.

The bail application was presented before Justice Darius Khobo on July 29, 2019 by their lawyer Femi Falana. The application was opposed the Director, Public Prosecutions, Ministry of Justice of Kaduna State, Diri Bayero.

A statement issued by the spokesman of the DSS, Peter Afunanya, concerning the granted bail reads:

“this is to inform the public that the Department of State Services (DSS) has received the order granting Ibrahim EL-ZAKZAKY leave to travel to India for medical treatment.

“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”.

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