The High Court has fixed Sunday for hearing on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's bail petition challenging her verdict in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.
An HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Shahidul Karim set the date on Thursday, stayed the fine order given by the lower court.
The case documents have to be sent to the High Court from the trial court within 15 days, according to the court order.
Dhaka Special Judge's Court-5 sentenced Khaleda to five years’ rigorous imprisonment on February 8.
Khaleda’s son Tarique Rahman and four others received 10 years in prison. All six convicts were also fined Tk 2.10 crore each.
Counsels of the BNP chief filed the appeal with the HC on February 20.