Bangladesh Supreme Court grants bail to former PM Khaleda Zia

Last Updated: May 16 2018 17:46

According to a media report, on Wednesday, Bangladesh's former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia granted bail by the country's Supreme Court in a graft case.

As per bbdnews24 reports, Bangladesh’s apex court has upheld the high court’s March bail order for the 72-year-old Zia, also the chief of the main opposition party Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

It said that the high court will now resolve by July 31 Zia's appeal that sought to overturn her conviction and a five-year jail term in the Zia Orphanage Trust case.