DHAKA, Sept 18, 2023 (BSS) - The government has extended the conditional suspension of imprisonment of BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia for another six months. The Security Service Division of the Home Ministry issued a notification in this regard recently, saying that the conditional suspension of Khaleda Zia's jail sentence will come into effect from September 25, 2023. The government has so far suspended Khaleda Zia's prison sentence eighth times as tenure of the previous seventh extension will expire on September 24. Earlier, On October 29, 2018, Dhaka Special Judge Court-5 sentenced BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and three others to seven-year imprisonment each in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case. The court also fined them Taka 10 lakh each, in default, they have to serve six months more in jail.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha September 19, 2023 03:43 UTC