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Family: Khaleda not receiving adequate medical care

  • Published at 09:07 pm November 13th, 2019
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia
File photo: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being moved from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University to the old central jail on November 8, 2018 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

She needs better treatment on an emergency basis, says Khaleda’s sister Selima

Family members of Khaleda Zia have claimed that the BNP chairperson has not been receiving adequate medical care in the country and needs to taken abroad immediately.

Khaleda Zia’s sister Selima Islam made the statement before journalists after visiting Khaleda at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) in Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon. 

Saying that Khaleda’s health condition has deteriorated alarmingly and needed advanced treatment immediately, Selima said Khaleda is now unable to move her fingers and toes and not able to stand or sit straight due to severe pain in her legs. 

The family members of Khaleda Zia arrived at BSMMU around 3:30pm and left the hospital at around 4:30pm. 

Shamsuddin Didar, a member of BNP chairperson’s press wing, was also present at the hospital.