Treatment for the multiple health conditions of leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiekh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife would be borne by an Indian-based Muslim group, Anjuman e-Haideri.
Sheikh El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah, had already left the country on Monday on medical leave to India, and now, there is no worry how his expenses would be settled.
They were received by medical doctors and wheeled into Medanta Hospital, New Delhi upon arrival on Tuesday morning, according to reports by Vanguard.
Anjuman e-Haideri Islamic group, made its intention known via a letter signed by its General Secretary, Mr. Bahadur Naqvi, and addressed to the Managing Director and Chief Surgeon of Medanta Hospital, Dr. Naresh Trehan.
A copy of the letter dated 12th August, 2019 reads:
“Maulana Ibrahim Al-Zakzaky, who is a prominent Shi’a Muslim leader having a large following worldwide will be treated in your hospital.
“The Executive Committee of Anjuman e-Haideri, Jor bagh, New Delhi, by the direction of our Chief Patron, Maulana Kalbe Jawad Naqvi, has decided unanimously to bear all the medical costs incurred in India for his treatment. Kindly consider our request, do the needful and oblige.”
Sheikh El-Zakzaky, who is over 66 years old, suffers from Ischaemic heart disease, chronic hypertension, right eye severe visual impairment with progressive open glaucoma, mental toxicity, lead poisoning among other illnesses.