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 A gazette notification regarding this issued by the home ministry yesterday said, Khaleda Zia will receive treatment at her home and she can’t go out of the country during this period, reports The Daily Star.  The government has suspended the jail sentence of Khaleda Zia as per Section 401(1) of the Codeof Criminal Procedure (CrPC) following the legal opinion of the law ministry, reports bdnews24.com. Khaleda’s previous suspended sentence is scheduled to end on Sept 24.  The government freed her on Mar 25 for six months following the family’s petition amid the coronavirus pandemic on condition of receiving treatment at home.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan told reporters, “BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s family appealed for an extension of the suspension of her imprisonment. We received a recommendation from the law ministry.”
The 75-year-old former prime minister had been receiving treatment in hospital under the supervision of the prison authorities. She had served 25 months out of 17 years of prison sentences in two graft cases, involving Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust.