Dhaka – A court here will deliver its order on July 17 on a bail petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed over her derogatory remarks about freedom fighters and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.Senior Judicial Magistrate of Sadar Cognisance Court Zahidul Azad fixed the date on Monday after hearing the both sides.
Earlier on June 5, Judge Sheikh Abdul Ahad of the District and Session’s Judge Court denied bail to Khaleda Zia after hearing the bail petition.
On December 21, 2015, Khaleda Zia at a discussion at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh raised questions about the actual number of Liberation War martyrs saying, “There’re controversies over how many were martyred in the Liberation War. There’re also many books and documents on the controversies.”
She had also allegedly made derogatory remarks about Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Reacting over the Khaleda’s remarks, Raihan Farooque Imam filed a case with the Cognisance Court on December 24, 2015.UNB