Last week, High Court granted her the bail in two scam cases clearing all legal bars to her freedom. Ms Zia was detained in a makeshift jail in parliament building complex. The jail authorities released her here at 1135 hrs (local time). After being released, she went to the grave of her husband slain president Gen (retd) Ziaur Rahman to offer prayers.
Earlier, former prime ministers's two sons--Tarique Rahman and Arafat Rahman-- arrested in connections with several scam cases were also freed on health grounds.