Zia Charitable Trust graft case: Khaleda jailed for 7yrs

MNA National Desk: A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia to seven years in prison on corruption charges in Zia Charitable Trust corruption case filed against the former prime minister and three others.

The court also filed her Tk 10 lakh. In default, to suffer six months more in jail. Dhaka Special Judge Court-5 Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman pronounced the verdict.

The BNP chief is now undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

She has been serving five years’ rigorous imprisonment at Old Central Jail, as she was convicted in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case on February 8 last.


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