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No situation created to release Khaleda on parole: Hanif

Amirul : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-04-07 6:22:15 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-04-08 11:38:49 AM

Senior Correspondent: Awami League joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif on Sunday said no situation has been created to release BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on parole.

The AL leader made the remark while talking to reporters at AL president's Dhanmondi political office in the capital.

Hanif said she does not fall under any category to be allowed for release on parole.

He, however, said the government will consider if Khaleda Zia applies for release on parole.

“Those who respect law will’ve to go through the legal process. Parole is a legal matter, not a political one,” he added.

Hanif further said the people of the country have no involvement in the current movement of BNP.

At a function in Jamalpur on Saturday, Home Minister Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said the government will consider releasing BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on parole if she files an application and cites specific reasons.

Khaleda, a former prime minister, has been in jail since February 8 last year when she was convicted of corruption. She was later found guilty in another corruption case later.

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