BSMMU medical board checks Khaleda’s papers, decision later
The five-member medical board of Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) examined BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s previous medical papers on Sunday.
The board will take a decision about her treatment later, said brigadier general Abdullah Al Harun, director of BSMMU, after examining the papers.
Khaleda Zia was admitted to the BSMMU on Saturday afternoon after the prison authorities shifted her there from the abandoned central jail for better treatment in response to a court order.
A 5-member fresh medical board, headed by medicine department professor Abdul Jalil Chowdhury, was formed as per the court ordeThe High Court on Thursday directed the government to immediately admit Khaleda Zia to the BSMMU and form a 5-member medical board afresh for her treatment. The current medical board, headed by Dr Abdul Jalil Chowdhury, a professor of medicine department, was formed as per the court order as well, according to UNB news agency.
The development came after the High Court on Thursday directed the government to immediately admit Khaleda to the BSMMU and form a five-member medical board afresh for her treatment.
Khaleda Zia has been behind bars since she was sentences to five years of imprisonment in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case on February 8.