Bashir faces charges related to "possessing foreign currency, corruption and receiving gifts illegally"
Tragedy struck the Al-Obeid on Monday when six people, including five students, were shot dead a a rally
Originally scheduled for November, the vote was brought forward following Essebsi's death on July 25
Cheikh Ould Mohamed Ould Mkheitir had been initially sentenced to death but was then given a jail term on appeal
Demonstrators have accused the Rapid Support Forces of killing the five teenage students during a rally in Al-Obeid
Haftar's forces launched an offensive in April to wrest Tripoli from forces backing the internationally-recognised GNA
Cairo has been a steadfast ally of Khartoum's military leaders after long-time autocrat Omar al-Bashir was toppled on April 11
The reason for the rally is not clear but it came a day before Tuesday's planned talks between protest leaders and the army
Witness says 23 people were killed as they returned from the funeral and "the remaining 42 were killed when they pursued the terrorists".
"Proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with the larger numbers of peaceful and law-abiding Shi'ites" -Presidency