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A High Court sitting in Kaduna has ordered the release of Zeenat, wife of Shiekh Ibrahim Elzakzaky, the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN for COVID-19 treatment.

Gideon Kurada, the presiding judge, gave the order after Femi Falana, counsel to El-Zakzaky presented a medical report to back up his case for the release of Zeenat.

Mohammed, son of the IMN leader, last week said his mother, Zeenat, tested positive for COVID-19 at the Kaduna correctional centre but was not released for proper treatment.

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The Controller of Kaduna Correctional Service, Ibrahim Labbo Maradun replied Mohammed by stating that the result of Zeenat test was still being awaited as on Friday.

However, Falana tendered a certificate stamped by the Kaduna State Ministry of Health COVID-19 Laboratory on 20th January 2021, which shows that the IMN leader’s wife is COVID-19 positive.

The court, however, asked that Zeenat be moved to a government isolation facility to begin treatment immediately.