The trial of current cases against BNP Chairman Begum Khaleda Zia will now be held in the temporary court of the newly built building for the Central Prison in Keraniganj. There are 12 more lawsuits against Khaleda Zia.
The circular was issued on Sunday by the Ministry of Justice, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs. According to the notification, the legal proceedings of the cases will be held in the temporary court of the newly built building for the central prison in Keraniganj for security reasons.
There are 12 cases against Khaleda Zia, eight cases against the Darussalam police station, the case concerning the fire in Jatrabari, three cases against indicted defamation. The cases are pending for hearing in the Special Court in the former Central Prison and in the court of Alia Madrasa in Bakshi Bazar.
BNP chairman Begum Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to 10 years and seven years in two cases, submitted by ACC. In the case of the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case, he was sentenced to 5 years in prison for 10 years and sentenced to 7 years in a special court in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case.
Following the judgment of the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case on 8 February 2014, Khaleda Zia was kept in an old central prison on Nazimuddin Road in Old Dhaka. He is currently undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).