Khaleda Zia`s son acquitted of money laundering

A Bangladeshi court here Sunday acquitted former prime minister Khaleda Zia`s eldest son Tarique Rahman of money laundering charge while sentencing his close business associate to seven years in prison over the same charge.

Arrest warrant issued for ex-Bangladesh PM`s son

Tarique Rahman travelled to London for medical treatment in 2008 and has refused to return home.

Zia`s son involved in abortive weapons smuggling to ULFA

Former Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia`s son was involved in an abortive smuggling of weapons, believed to be meant for ULFA militants in Assam, the detained prime accused in the country`s biggest ever arms haul case has claimed.

Zia now more powerful as son again accommodated in BNP

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has created the post of a senior vice president for former prime minister Khaleda Zia`s London-based son Tarique Rahman, making her even more powerful in the party, media reports said.