Bangladesh Ex-PM Zia Gets Bail in All Cases – TV
Text of report by Bangladeshi broadcaster NTV on 9 September
The vacation bench of the High Court has granted three month’s bail to detained ex-PM Khaleda Zia in GATCO and NIKO graft cases. With this Khaleda Zia, also chief of BNP [Bangladesh Nationalist Party], secured bail in all four corruption cases.
[Earlier caretaker adviser Hossain Zillur Rahman had said ex-PM Khaleda Zia will be released through legal process and had urged her lawyers to apply for bail.]
Originally published by NTV, Dhaka, in Bengali 0620 09 Sep 08.
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