‘Nothing to say about election’: Khaleda


Dhaka, Jan 03: There is nothing to say about the just concluded Sunday’s national election, said BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is now in jail.In a reply to a question of a journalist, BNP chief on Thursday declined to comment about the election held on Sunday last while Awami League won landslide victory.

Earlier Khaleda Zia appeared before the court in Niko corruption case.

The ACC filed the case in December 2007 accusing that Khaleda and several others had abused powers to award a gas exploration and extraction deal to Canadian company Niko when she was the prime minister between 2001 and 2006.

Three of the other accused are: AKM Mosharraf Hossain, former state minister for energy, Khandaker Shahidul Islam, former acting energy secretary, and Kashem Sharif, vice-president (South Asia) of Niko Resources Bangladesh Ltd.