TE24 Bangladesh Desk:
A Dhaka court was set up on Tuesday (August 2nd) to try the Niko transplant case against BNP leader Begum Khaleda Zia.
Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of the Special Judge’s Court-9 of the Dhaka Central Jail in Dhaka’s Keraniganj passed the order.
Although the case against Khaleda Zia is scheduled to be heard today, she could not appear in court due to illness. His lawyer then asked the court to adjourn the hearing. Khaleda Zia’s lawyer Zia Uddin Zia has confirmed the matter.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) interrogated five people, including Begum Khaleda Zia, at the Tejgaon police station on December 9, 2008 on charges of abuse of power in an agreement with Canadian gas exploration and production company Niko A. I have filed a case against it.
On May 5, 2008, the ACC framed charges against 11 people, including Khaleda Zia.
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