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Khaleda rejected the petition for change in the court

Newsg reporter 6 November, 2017, 12:40:24

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Dhaka: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia had filed a petition in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case seeking changes in the court. However, the appeal division of the Supreme Court rejected his appeal.

Acting Chief Justice Md. Abdul Wahhab Mian led by 5 judges gave the order on Monday.

The judge argued for the petition in the court, AJ Mohammad Ali. Barrister Zakir Hossain Bhuiyan was accompanied. Khurshid Alam Khan was on behalf of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC).

ACC lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan told reporters that the trial in the court is going on, the order of the appeals division will be done there.

Earlier on Sunday, the Supreme Court's Appellate Division had fixed the date for the order to end the hearing of the appeal by the BNP Chairperson's appeals against the order passed by the High Court on the request of the court to change the judicial court on Sunday.

In fear of the lack of justice, Khaleda Zia appealed for a fourth time to change the court of the Zia Orphanage Trust case.

At the time of the emergency, the ACC filed the case. At present 5th Special Judge Md. Akhtaruzzaman is lookking after it.


The ACC on August 8, 2010, filed a case with the Tejgaon Police Station against the alleged illegal transaction of 3 crore 15 lakh 43 thousand taka in the name of Zia Charitable Trust. Another case was filed with the Ramna Police Station in the city on July 3, 2008 on charges of misappropriation of 2 crore 10 lakh 71 thousand 671 from abroad for the orphans in the name of Zia Orphanage Trust.

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