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El-Zakzaky, wife arrive in India

The leader of proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shi’ites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has arrived Delhi, Indian capital, for medical treatment.

Also on the entourage of the Shi’ite leader are his wife, Zeenat; son Mohammed; close family friend Zainab Hamid; family doctor Ramatu Abubakar; two SSS officials and a police doctor.

El-Zakzaky was received by a medical team who conveyed him and his wife in a wheelchair to the hospital.

The Shi’ite leader departed Nigeria at 6:29 pm on Monday aboard Emirates Boeing 777-300ER Flight EK786, with a brief stopover in Dubai.

El-Zakzaky and his wife made a stopover at Dubai International Airport at about 4:00 am on Tuesday, and arrived India the same day, Channels TV quoted the spokesperson of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria as saying.