Statements of various ministers
In recent times, many concerned ministers have given various statements regarding this issue. On Saturday, Law Minister Anisul Haq said that no application has been received from Khaleda Zia’s family requesting her to be allowed to go abroad. The same day, the Home Minister informed reporters that the Home Ministry was not involved in the matter, emphasizing that it fell under the jurisdiction of the court.
In light of these statements by the ministers, Khaleda Zia’s lawyers released to journalists a copy of the application that was submitted to the Home Ministry on 5 September, seeking permission for her to travel abroad.
Subsequently, the Law Minister told reporters yesterday that the application actually included a request to allow Khaleda Zia to travel abroad, and this request was submitted along with an application seeking extension of the suspension period for Khaleda Zia’s sentence. it was done. The application was disposed of after giving six months’ time.
Law Minister Anisul Haq told Prothom Alo that the government has suspended Khaleda Zia’s sentence for six months through an executive order. If this suspension is revoked, she will revert to her previous position subject to additional consideration.
He stressed that it would be futile to take legal action through the court at this time. The Law Minister highlighted the legal complexities associated with the case.