Khaleda’s cases transferred for sake of her security: Anisul
DHAKA, Jan 8, 2018 (BSS) – Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister
Anisul Huq today said the government has no political agenda behind
transferring cases against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia to Bakshibazar
temporary court, instead it was done for the sake of her security.
“Government has no political agenda here. Whenever she appears before
court for hearing, around three to four hundred people turns up at the place.
So for the sake of maintaining law and order and safeguarding her security,
the cases were transferred to the temporary court,” Anisul said.
Earlier in the day the ministry issued a gazette, transferring as many as
14 cases against Khaleda Zia to Bakshibazar temporary court.
Signed by joint secretary Bikash Kumar Saha, the gazette said the
government is declaring the building constructed on the field adjacent to
former Dhaka Central Jail and Government Alia Madrasa as temporary court and
the hearing of the said cases will be held there.
According to the gazette, of the 14 cases, nine were transferred from
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court, three from Special Judge Court and
two from Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court.