Khaleda Zia denies misusing international funds donated to a charitable children’s trust and said the charges against her are politically motivated.
Bangladeshi Foreign Minister said about 500,000 Rohingyas had fled to Bangladesh out of the total 900,000 that have left Myanmar after an army crackdown on the community.
The Awami League government said the ruling could “undermine” the sovereign parliament’s authority.
Godagari police official Hifzul Alam Munshi said that police surrounded the house at Benipur village early morning after intelligence inputs suggested there were militants present there.
The attack comes days after a Hindu priest was killed by suspected ISIS jihadists in the Muslim-majority nation, which has recently seen a string of brutal attacks by Islamists on religious minorities and secular activists.