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Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia granted bail in $1.76 bn graft case

Nov 30, 2015    

Dhaka: A court here on Monday granted bail to former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia in a case filed by the anti-graft body.Judge Aminul Islam gave the bail after Zia surrendered before the Special Judge's Court. She has been accused of awarding a contract to a foreign firm causing huge loss to the exchequer, reports Xinhua news agency.On 18 June, a High Court division bench cleared the way for the trial proceedings to resume and ordered Zia, head of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), to surrender before the trial court within two months.When Zia's motorcade reached the court premis...

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