The High Court today extended till October 15 its earlier order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.
The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mustafizur Rahman passed the bail order following a prayer moved by Khaleda’s lawyer Barrister Kayser Kamal.
A Dhaka court on February 8 convicted and sentenced Khaleda Zia to five years’ imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case. Since then Khaleda Zia is in jail.
The HC on March 12 granted four-month bail to Khaleda Zia in this case which expired on July 12. The HC extended the bail for eight times till today.