Tag: Khaleda Zia

  • Khaleda Zia gets 7-year jail in graft case

    Khaleda Zia gets 7-year jail in graft case

    Dhaka : Former Bangladeshi Prime Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia was on Monday sentenced to seven-year jail in a corruption case. The verdict was announced at the temporary court premises set up at the old central prison in the capital, bdnews24.com reported. The case was filed against Khaleda by the Anti-Corruption…

  • Khaleda Zia gets five-year jail term

    Khaleda Zia gets five-year jail term

    Dhaka : A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced former Prime Minister and the country’s main opposition leader, Khaleda Zia to five years in prison on corruption charges. Amid heightened security across Bangladesh, the special judge’s court convicted the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson of embezzling $252,000 in foreign donation for the Zia Orphanage Trust, reports…