Bangladesh High Court asks former Prime Minister Zia to appear in court in corruption case

August 5, 2015 1:23 PM

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DHAKA, Bangladesh – Bangladesh's High Court has asked former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to appear in court in two months to face corruption charges involving the construction of two cargo terminals while she was in office.

The panel of two judges made the decision Wednesday in response to a petition by Zia seeking cancellation of the trial proceedings.

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