Begum Khaleda Zia, who has been convicted in two cases, is being taken to prison from the hospital today. She was being treated at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) hospital from last month. Because of the considerable improvement of her health, she got a clearance from the hospital on Tuesday. In this context, she is being taken to jail today.
The jail authorities confirmed that Khaleda Zia would be taken to Old Central Jail at Old Dhaka.
The prison sources also said, she will have to appear before the court in the hearing of the Niko corruption case today. She will be taken there from the hospital and may be taken to jail afterward.
In this context, extensive security measures have been taken in Shahbag`s BSMMU premises and in the prison area of Nazimuddin Road. A prison official has informed that Begum Zia`s personal belongings have already been taken from the hospital.
It should be noted that on October 6, Khaleda Zia was taken from prison to hospital. Since then, she was undergoing treatment at BSMMU`s cabin number 612.