Bangladesh court rejects Khaleda’s plea to scrap indictment

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A court in Bangladesh Wednesday rejected Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia’s request to scrap her indictment in the Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases. A bench comprising Justices Borhanuddin and K.M. Kamrul Kader issued the order Wednesday after hearing the review petition filed on the grounds that the charges were… Read more »

Bangladesh asked to find abducted witness

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Bangladesh has been asked by the Human Rights Watch to explain what steps have been taken to trace a witness abducted from near the war crimes courthouse in Dhaka in November last year. Shukho Ranjan Bali was, according to lawyers and witnesses, abducted from the gates of the courthouse Nov 5. More than two months… Read more »

Arms haul case: Charges against Jundal to be framed next month

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A local court is likely to frame charges against LeT operative and key 26/11 handler Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal next month in the 2006 Aurangabad Arms Haul Case. “The (MCOCA) court has issued production warrant against Jundal for January 9 and charges are likely to be framed on that date,” said Jundal’s lawyer… Read more »