Zia Orphanage Case: HC extends Khaleda’s bail again


Staff Reporter:

The High Court on Tuesday extended the bail of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia till August 8 in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order following a petition filed by Khaleda’s lawyers, said Barrister Kaiser Kamal.

Earlier on July 25, the High Court extended the bail of the BNP chief until July 31 in the case.

On July 5, a petition was filed with the High Court seeking an extension of its earlier order granting a four-month interim bail to Khaleda Zia in the graft case.

On March 12, the HC granted a four-month bail to her in the case which expired on July 12.

On February 8, Dhaka Special Court-5 convicted the former prime minister and BNP chairperson and sentenced her to five years’ imprisonment in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

She was then sent to old central jail at Nazimuddin Road in the city.unb


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