BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s next hearing in Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust corruption cases will be held on July 6.
Judge Md Akhtaruz-zaman of the Special Judge Court-5 set the day after today’s pre-set hearing in presence of the former prime minister.
Khaleda appeared before the court around 11:00am.
According to the charge sheet of the Zia Charitable graft case, Khaleda and three others abused power to collect Tk 6.19 crore for Zia Charitable Trust during the BNP-led government's tenure between 1991 and 1996.
On the other hand, the statement of the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case says the BNP chief, her son Tarique Rahman and four others embezzled Tk 2.1 crore by forming the charity that exists only on paper.
The Anti-Corruption Commission filed both the cases.