Arrest Warrant Against Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia

DHAKA: A Dhaka court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against former Bangladesh prime minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party ( BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia and 27 others in connection with a case of arson attack on a passenger bus in Jatrabari locality of Dhaka in January last.

Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah of the Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court of Dhaka passed the order after accepting the charges against the accused, reports the Daily Star.

The court has further directed officer-in-charge of the Jatrabari Police Station to submit a report by April 27 on the execution of the arrest warrant.