Days after landing at the Medanta Hospital, in India for medic care, Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has been diagnosed with eight major life threaten ailment. The leader travels alongside is wife for similar reason after been detained for years in the net of the DSS.
The duo arrived in India on Tuesday with their relatives, security operatives and government officials.
Doctors said El-Zakzaky is suffering about eight ailments, including glaucoma, symptoms of Ischemic heart disease, which could lead to Myocardial infraction, severe cervical spondylosis which has resulted to nerve root compression and causing insomnia, among others. He also has pellets lodged in his body since the 2015 clash with soldiers in Zaria. These pellets are said to be causing lead poisoning in his blood.
El-Zakzaky, who has been held in detention since December 2015, he is facing trial for culpable homicide and other offences, all of which he denies.