A court docket right here at the moment set August 17 for holding listening to on cost framing in two circumstances, one for observing pretend birthday on Nationwide Mourning Day and one other for stigmatizing the Warfare of Liberation, lodged in opposition to BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia.
At the moment was fastened for holding the indictment hearings within the two circumstances, however Extra Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Asaduzzaman Noor reset the date, permitting a time plea of the defence.
Khaleda Zia’s counsel Advocate Masud Ahmed Talukder filed the time plea, saying his shopper couldn’t seem earlier than the court docket as a consequence of her sickness.
Journalist Gazi Jahirul Islam lodged the pretend birthday case in opposition to Khaleda on August 30, 2016.
In response to the complainant, Khaleda from 1996 was celebrating her pretend birthday on August 15, the day when Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was martyred together with most of his relations. She is doing this on function solely to dishonour the Father of the Nation.
The complainant additionally submitted copies of various newspaper studies on Khaleda’s birthday, copies of her passport, marriage certificates and mark sheets, which signifies August 15 is just not her birthday in anyway.
Jananetri Parishad president AB Siddiqui filed the opposite case on November 3, 2016, in opposition to Khaleda Zia and her late husband Ziaur Rahman for stigmatizing the Warfare of Liberation by rehabilitating anti- Liberation Warfare components.
The BNP chief is on bail in each the circumstances as Dhaka Metropolitan Periods Decide KM Imrul Qayesh granted her bail on July 31, 2018.