The former Prime Minister and the other convicts were also fined 10 lakh taka each, in default of which they will have to suffer six months more in jail, according to the verdict.
The 2004 attack targeted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's rally, who was the opposition leader at the time.
Zia was jailed for five years in February after being convicted of corruption, a sentence that triggered clashes between police and thousands of BNP supporters.
On March 12, the High Court here granted the chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) a four-month interim bail.
The High Court today granted her a four-month interim bail.
A day after receiving a copy of the trial court's verdict, her counsels filed an appeal in the High Court challenging the verdict.
Elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and armed police were called out to guard Dhaka streets
With the Awami League government hitting the Islamist formations decisively during its tenure, the Islamists and their BNP backers are determined to make one last attempt to derail the polls.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia did not talk to each other for over a decade. But when they finally did, it went on for over 37 minutes of...oh well, read it to believe it
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