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Indictment hearing in Khaleda's coal mine graft case March 20

January 26, 2023 00:00:00

A Dhaka court has set March 20 for hearing on charge framing in the Barapukuria Coalmine graft case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and 10 others, reports BSS.

Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of Dhaka Special Judge Court-2 fixed the date on Wednesday, as the defence lawyers pleaded for time on Khaleda Zia's poor health ground.

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on February 26, 2008, filed the graft case against Khaleda Zia and 15 others with Shahbagh thana. ACC deputy director Md Abul Kashem Fokir on October 5, 2008, filed a charge sheet in the case.

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