Dhaka, Apr 20 (Just News): Jail authorities today denied relatives to meet BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia saying that she is ill.
The party’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed concern over her physical condition after even he was denied to meet Khaleda over the same.
Among those who went to visit Khaleda Zia at jail today were Khaleda Zia’s sister Selina Islam, her nephew Avik Eskander, and Tarique Rahman’s mother in-law.
Alamgir told journalists that the family members were denied a meeting with Khaleda.
“Jail authority told them that Madam (Khaleda Zia) cannot come down to the ground floor. It seems to us that her physical condition is very bad. We were also denied to meet her,” he said.
Earlier on Thursday, three top leaders of BNP failed to meet Khaledaas the jail authorities did not allow them to enter the jail.
Alamgir said, “Hearing it from the jail authority, family members of Madam are very anxious and so are we.”
BNP Chief Khaleda Zia landed in the jail on February 8 after a special court sentenced her to five years' imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust case.
Alamgir met Khaleda Zia on April 6 in the jail gate and the very next day Khaleda Zia was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Medical University Hospital for some pathological examinations.