A Kaduna State High Ccourt presided over by Justice Gideon Kurada on Monday adjourned indefinitely, the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN also known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat.

El-Zakzaky and wife are standing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption of public peace, among others.

The judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, adjourned indefinitely, following his appointment to serve as the judge in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Yobe state.

Speaking to newsmen shortly after the adjournment,  Femi Falana,  Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN and lead counsel to the defendants  said, aside the absence of the trial Judge, his Clients El-Zakzaky and wife Zinat, were in dire need of medical attention, the reason they could not appear in court.