Khaleda's statement of self-defence deferred

Khaleda’s statement of self-defence deferred


Dhada-The Special Judge’s Court-3 of Dhaka on Thursday deferred the deposition of the self defense statement of BNP Chief Begum Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case, to June 23. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of the court passed order at about 12 noon following a time petition submitted on be half of Khaleda Zia. She appeared to the court after 10:55 am on the occasion of submission of submission of her statement for self-defence in the graft case under Section 342 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
On the occasion, Khaleda Zia’s counsels- Abdur Razak Khan, former Attorney General AJ Mohammad Ali and Sanaullah Mia told the court that a plea of their client is yet to be disposed off at the apex court.
On May 19, the court warned the BNP Chief that it would issue an arrest warrant against Khaleda Zia if she failed to appear before it on June 2 to place her statement. With the reschedule, the court deferred the date for the 5th time.
On August 8, 2011, the ACC filed the Zia Charitable Trust graft case with Tejgaon Police Station accusing four persons, including Khaleda Zia, of raising funds for the trust from unknown sources abusing power.-Court Correspondent


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