DHAKA: BNP has called countrywide demonstration for Friday (February 8) as court sentenced BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to five years imprisonment in a graft case.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the demonstration program in protest of the verdict at BNP’s Naya Paltan central office on Thursday afternoon (February 8).
At that time, Fakhrul said, “The verdict will intensify the current political crisis in the country. People will loose faith completely on the judiciary.”
He also alleged that the government has created a war-like situation in the past three days centering Khaleda Zia’s verdict.
Mentioning that Khaleda Zia is always respectful of the law, Fakhrul said the next course of action will also be decided according to law.
BDST: 1642 HRS, FEB 8, 2018