The High Court has transferred Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia from Special Judge Court-3 to Special Judge Court-5.
The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim passed the order.
Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of Special Judge Court-5 of Dhaka will conduct the preceding of the case now.
The petition filed on May 15 said the HC has earlier transferred Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case from the Special Judge Court-3 to another court.
So, the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against her should also be transferred, Advocate Zakir Hossain Bhuiyan, a lawyer for Khaleda, said.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on August 8, 2011, filed the Zia Orphanage Trust case with Tejgaon Police Station, accusing four people, including Khaleda, of raising funds for the trust from unknown sources through abuse of power.