Khaleda’s bail plea Monday, documents attain HC

Politics Desk, Tanvir Ahamed Shawon, Staff Reporter, Dhaka Office: Khaleda’s bail plea Monday, documents attain HC, The High Court deferred until Monday the passing of its order on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail petition within the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case in which she was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment.

The HC became scheduled to skip an order on her petition on Sunday however deferred it as the files regarding the decrease court verdict within the graft case did not reach the branch involved of the HC in time.

The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim fixed the date for taking choice on a bail petition in the case.

However, the files later reached the department involved of the High Court around 1 pm.

As the files reached the HC on Sunday, BNP leaders and legal professionals expressed the desire that their chairperson will come out of jail upon getting bail this week.

Barrister Kaiser Kamal, one of the counsels of BNP leader Khaleda Zia, said they went to the branch involved of the HC and got here to recognize that the personnel of the trial court docket exceeded over the files to the reputable concerned here around 1pm.

On February 22, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia filed the petition with the High Court looking for bail in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

Barrister Nowshad Jamir and Barrister Kaiser Kamal, on behalf of the BNP chief, submitted the 880-web page bail petition showing 31 grounds for granting her bail.

On February 25, Khaleda Zia failed to comfy bail in the case as the High Court says it’s going to bypass an order on her bail petition upon receiving all of the files regarding the judgment from the decrease court docket.

Earlier, the HC requested the decrease court docket to publish all the relevant files inside 15 days.

On February 8, the Dhaka Special Court-five convicted the previous Prime Minister and BNP chairperson and sentenced her to 5 years’ imprisonment within the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. She changed into then sent to antique principal jail at Nazimuddin Road in the metropolis.

The court read out a 632-page summarised version of the verdict on that day and it launched the overall 1174-page copy of the verdict on February 19.


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