Khaleda gets 5-year imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case

Khaleda gets 5-year imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case
Published : 08 Feb 2018, 14:49:43
Khaleda gets 5-year imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case
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A Dhaka special court on Thursday sentenced BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia to five-year imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. 
 
The court also sentenced other five accused including her "fugitive" elder son and BNP's senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman, to 10-year imprisonment each.
 
Judge Dr Akhtaruzzaman of Dhaka special judge court-5 pronounced the judgement at the crowded courtroom. 
 
The Anti-Corruption Commission lodged Zia Orphanage Trust graft case with Ramna Police Station on July 3, 2008, for embezzling Taka 2.10 crore meant for the orphans. 
 
The accused were indicted in the cases on March 19, 2014.-BSS
 
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