The High Court has extended the bail for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case till August 13.
The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mustafizur Rahman passed the order following a hearing a petition filled by Khaleda’s lawyer Advocate AJ Mohammad Ali seeking extension of her bail.
The HC, on March 12, granted four months’ bail to Khaleda in the case.
The HC has extended the bail order four times after the four-month bail order expired on July 2.
The HC also heard for the 13th day on the appeal filed by Khaleda challenging the lower court verdict that convicted her in this case and sentenced five year jail.