Tarique’s wife Zubaida asked to surrender

The High Court has asked Zubaida Rahman, wife of BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, to surrender before the trial court in a case for concealing her wealth statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

The HC bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice Krishna Debnath on Wednesday rejected a petition filed by Zubaida and passed the order.

The court has given Zubaida an eight-week time to surrender before the trial court after clearing the way for the court to resume the trial proceedings of the case against her.

Zubaida a doctor by profession is now staying in London with Tarique for last eight years. Government suspended her from job for not to return in office even after expiry of her leave.

On September 26, 2008, the ACC filed the case with Kafrul Police Station against Tarique, his wife and mother-in-law Iqbal Mand Banu for concealing information in the wealth statement.

source: Samakal