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HC upholds 13-year jail sentence for Mir Nasir

The High Court has confirmed a trial court verdict sentencing BNP leader Mir Mohammad Nasir Uddin to 13 years in jail in a case over his having illegal assets. Nasir’s son Mir Mohammad Helal Uddin has been sentenced to three years in prison in the case started during the 2007-08 emergency, reports bdnews24.com. The panel of Justice AKM Abdul Hakim and Justice Fatema Najib gave their verdict on Tuesday after rehearing the case following orders from the Supreme Court’s Appellate...

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Oikyafront seeks permission to meet Khaleda

Jatiya Oikyafront has sent a letter to prison authorities seeking permission for its five leaders to meet ailing BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at Bangabandhu Sheik Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). Oikyafront office secretary Jahangir Alam Mintoo on Sunday said their five leaders, led by Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Rob) president Abdur Rob, will meet Khaleda in the...