Khaleda taken to BSMMU for medical tests

Published : 07 Apr 2018, 12:11

Jagoroniya Desk

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia has been taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) from the Old Central Jail at Najimuddin Road here for medical tests.

An ambulance carrying the BNP chairperson reached the hospital around 11.30 am on Satirday, said BNP sources.

Khaleda Zia fell sick in the jail on March 29 and postponed a scheduled meeting with its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.

On April 1, the government formed a medical team comprising four professors of Dhaka Medical College Hospital to examine her health condition and ensure her treatment in jail. 

On February 8 last, a special court here sentenced Khaleda to five years' rigorous imprisonment in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

Source: unb

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