Senior lawyer AJ Mohammad Ali and Advocate Aminul Islam stood for Sabira while Advocate Baizid Ahmed represented the Anti-Corruption Commission.
Aminul Islam said with the HC order, there is no legal bar to his client’s participation in the general election billed for December 30.
Earlier, another HC bench expressed its unwillingness to hear Sabira’s appeal seeking a stay on her conviction and sentence. Later, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain assigned the single-member bench to dispose of the appeal.
On July 12 last, the Special Judge Court-7 awarded six-year imprisonment to Sabira Sultana and fined her Tk 5,000 in a case filed for amassing illegal wealth.
The ACC filed the case on July 20, 2010, with Dhanmondi Police Station.