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BNP Chairperson Khaleda’s family planning special appeal for her release: Selima

Dhaka, Jan 24 (UNI) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s sister Selima Islam on Friday said they are planning to make a special appeal seeking her release from jail as they are worried about her life.
Selima, however, did not make it clear whether they will make the appeal to the government or the apex court.
Talking to reporters after meeting her sister at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Selima said, ''We’re thinking of making a special appeal, but we still didn’t take the final decision.''
''The way her (Khaleda’s) physical condition has deteriorated, we fear we wouldn’t be able to take her home alive if her stay here prolongs. Any accident can take place anytime, '' she added.
Selima said her sister immediately needs advanced treatment as her condition has worsened further.
''Steps must be taken for her advanced treatment as her condition is very serious. Her sugar level was 15 during fasting today (Friday). How long she’ll remain in such a condition? '' Selima said.
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