DHAKA: Four family members of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia including her elder sister Selina Islam, younger brother Shamim Eskandar went to meet her at Dhaka Central jail on Friday afternoon (February 9).
They have entered through the jail gate around 4:15pm and left at 5:05pm.
The two other relatives who met Khaleda are identified as Shamim’s wife Kaniz Fatema and son Ovi Eskandar.
According to jail sources, they arrived in front of the jail gate by a car around 2:55 pm and sought permission to meet Khaleda.
Senior jail super Md. Jahangir Kabir told Banglanews that the four of them entered inside on permission.
Earlier in the morning, two female followers of Kahleda Zia arrived at the jail gate with fruits. However, they were not given permission to meet Khaleda.
On Thursday (Feb 8), A special court in Dhaka sentenced five years imprisonment to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and 10 years imprisonment to other accused in Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case filed by the Anti Corruption Commission.
Khaleda Zia was taken to Dhaka Central jail after the verdict.
BDST: 1750 HRS, FEB 9, 2018