Leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife have arrived in India to begin medical treatment.
The plane which conveyed them from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, arrived New Delhi on Tuesday morning.
The plane had stopped over briefly in Dubai at 4 am on Tuesday.
Sheikh El-Zakzaky and his wife were received at the hospital by medical doctors who conveyed them in wheelchairs into the hospital.
They were accompanied by some government officials, in compliance with the ruling of a Kaduna State High Court.
After completing treatment, the Shiite leader and his wife, were ordered to return to Nigeria, to continue with their trial.