Relatives meet Khaleda Zia in jail
Relatives of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia met her at the old central jail in the capital. The jail authority gave permission to the relatives to meet her in the afternoon on Eid day, Saturday.
Relatives of Khaleda Zia reached at the old central jail in Nazimuddin road at around 12:45 pm boarded on four vehicles. Following permission from jail authority they were allowed to enter the jail after checking at around 2:15 pm. Later they left the jail at around 4 pm.
20 relatives including Khaleda Zia’s brother Shamim Iskander, wife of Shamim Kaniz Fatema, nephew Ovik Iskander, personal physician Dr. Mamun met Khaleda Zia in the jail. The relatives brought food and Eid gift items for the BNP Chairperson. They shared the food with her.
Earlier senior BNP leaders returned from jail gate as they were not permitted to meet Khaleda Zia. At around 12 pm BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee members Mirza Abbas, Dr. Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain, Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, former chief whip Joynul Abdin Faruk and other senior leaders reached at the jail gate.
Police said that they have no permission to meet Khaleda Zia, therefore they left the place.