BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has been released.BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has been released.She was released from the Prison Cell of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) around 4:15 pm on Wednesday,March 25. After two o’clock in the afternoon, the prison authorities went to BSMMU with a release certificate.
Khaleda Zia’s brother Shamim Iskandar, sister Selina Islam and son Tarek Rahman’s wife Dr. Zobaida Rahman’s older sister Shahina Khan Zaman went to fetch the point. As soon as the car entered the hospital premises around 2:30 pm, several hundred activists gathered there. Minutes before the relatives arrived there, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir arrived.
Soon after the government announced that Khaleda Zia would be released on Tuesday, party leaders and activists went to BSMMU. At 12 noon, members of the BNP-backed doctors’ organizations and leaders of other allied organizations began to arrive.
Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to corruption charges from the Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust since February 8,2018.She is undergoing treatment at Prison Cell with various physical problems. However, BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Conte Kanti Barua said Khaleda Zia was not listening to the medical board’s suggestion for her treatment.
Khaleda Zia’s bail plea was filed by lawyers several times, citing physical illness. It disappears every time. Yesterday, Law Minister Anisul Haque briefed the news and announced the release of Khaleda Zia.
News Room, March 25,2020