Zia Charitable Trust graft case: Khaleda appeals for bail

Staff Correspondent
14 November 2019, Thu
Published: 12:17 Updated: 02:37

Zia Charitable Trust graft case: Khaleda appeals for bail

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has filed an appeal with the Appellate Division against the High Court order that had rejected her bail plea in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

Confirming the matter, Khaleda's lawyer and panel member Advocate Sagir Hossain Leon.

He said, we filed the appeal on Thursday against the High Court order and now we are seeking her bail in the case as well.

Earlier on July 31, a High Court bench rejected the bail petition in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case, in which Khaleda had been sentenced to seven years' imprisonment.

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