Bangladesh tar­gets ex-leader

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - WORLD -

Dhaka – Two courts in Bangladesh yes­ter­day is­sued war­rants for the ar­rest of the op­po­si­tion leader and for­mer premier Khaleda Zia.

The move came af­ter the gov­ern­ment of Prime Min­is­ter Sheikh Hasina launched a crack­down on the op­po­si­tion, ar­rest­ing sup­port­ers of Zia’s Bangladesh Na­tion­al­ist Party.

One of the war­rants re­lates to a fail­ure to re­spond to a court sum­mons in a defama­tion case. –

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