Zia Orphanage Trust graft case
Court fixes Jan 5 for defence statement
A special court on Thursday fixed January 5 for defence statement in Zia orphanage trust graft case.
Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Dhaka Special Judge's Court-3 set the date after recording statements of 32 prosecution witnesses.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case on July 3, 2008 with Ramna Police Station accusing Khaleda Zia, her eldest son Tarique Rahman, now living in the UK after securing bail, and four others for misappropriating over Tk 21. 0 million (2.10 crore) that came as grants from a foreign bank for orphans.