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Court rejects complaint against Khaleda
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Court rejects complaint against Khaleda

A Dhaka court has refused to admit a complaint lodged against Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia, accusing her of issuing threats during her altercation with police on Sunday (Dec 29).After a hearing on Wednesday, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Asaduzzaman Noor observed that it was not clear how the complainant, Bangladesh freedom-fighter Awami League founder Mojibur Rahman Molla, was defamed by Khaleda Zia’s comment.
Molla had filed the complaint on Wednesday morning accusing the BNP chief of issuing threats during an altercation with police on Sunday.
Angry over the police refusal to let her leave her house to attend a party rally, Khaleda warned a woman police official, apparently hailing from Gopalganj, of changing the district’s name which happens to be Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s home district.
“Where do you hail from? Gopali? Will change the name of Gopalganj. It will not exist any longer,” she thundered.
The Opposition Leader was much criticised by Gopalganj residents as well by Awami League leaders for the comments.
In his complaint Molla, who is also a resident of Gopalganj, said that comment was defamatory and charged Khaleda for issuing threat and instigation.
On Tuesday, the same court had refused to admit a similar complaint against the BNP chief filed by one AB