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ACC to appeal for Khaleda’s jail term
Dhaka 21 Mar, Abnews: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will appeal within Sunday in the High Court Division to increase the jail term of former Prime Minister and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust case.
ACC lawyer Khurshid Alam Khan confirmed this on Wednesday morning saying that all preparation had been complete and they would appeal within Sunday.
The Anti-Corruption Commission filed the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case on July 3, 2008 with Ramna Police Station accusing Khaleda, her eldest son Tarique Rahman, now living in the UK, and four others of misappropriating over 2.10 crore that came as grants from a foreign bank for orphans.
Four other accused are former BNP MP Salimul Haq Kamal and businessman Sharfuddin Ahmed, former principal secretary Kamal Uddin Siddique and Mominur Rahman, nephew of late President Ziaur Rahman.Kamal Uddin Siddique and Mominur Rahman have long been absconding.
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