A court in Comilla district issued arrest warrant against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed over an arson attack on a bus at that left eight people dead in Chauddagram upazila in 2015.
Comilla district and sessions court judge Jesmina Begum passed the order on Monday.
The Court’s public prosecutor (PP) Mostafizur Rahman Liton confirmed the matter to media.
On 3 February, 2015, eight people were killed in a crude bomb attack on a Unique Paribahan bus at Noabazar area of Chauddagram on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway during the countrywide blockade programme enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance.
Later, Chauddagram police Sub-inspector (SI) Nuruzzaman Hawladar filed a case mentioning 56 names.