Khaleda now shown arrested in Comilla arson case

COMILLA : Showing BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia arrested in a case filed over the 2015 arson attack on a bus in Chouddagram upazila that left eight people dead, a court here on Monday asked police to produce her before it on March 28 next, reports UNB.
The court passed the order following a petition filed by officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station Abu Bakr Siddique, said Subrata Banarjee, inspector of Comilla court police.
Earlier on February 25 last, a court here ordered police to execute the warrant for the arrest of the BNP chief and 48 other BNP leaders and activists by April 24 in the case. As the warrant for the arrest of Khaleda was sent to Gulshan Police Station in the capital, its OC filed a petition with the court seeking its order to show her arrested in the case.
Accepting the charge-sheet against 69 BNP leaders and activists, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Joynab Begum on January 2 last issued the arrest warrant for the BNP chief and others as they did not appear before it on the day.