Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, has been denied bail by a Kaduna High Court.

The court refused the Shiites’ leader bail on the grounds that he did not attach a medical report to his bail application.

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The court was presided over by Mr. Justice Gideon Kurada.

The IMN leader and his wife would remain in the custody of the Department of State Security until January 22, 2019.

Security was tight within and outside the court located along the Ibrahim Taiwo road in the metropolis.