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The Federal High Court No. 6, Abuja, presided over by the Hon. Justice Gabriel Kolawole will on the 25th day of November 2016 (tomorrow Friday) deliver its ruling on the fundamental rights application filed by Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat Ibraheem or receive a report of the settlement of the issues that led to the filing of the application.
The Court had on the 5th day of October 2016 advised the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to initiate moves towards resolving the matter which has become and international embarrassment.
Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and the wife Zeenat Ibrahim have been in the custody of Department of State Services (DSS) since the 14th day of December 2015 and have not been charged with any offence and have not been taken to any court of law.
In the fundamental rights application, they are urging the Court to order their release, enforce their fundamental rights and pay damages for unlawful arrest and detention.

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