Tarique Rahman (also known as Tarique Zia; born 20 November 1967) is a much popular Bangladeshi politician who is the current acting chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) since February 2018. He has been residing in London with his family since he left Bangladesh in September 2008. In absentia, Rahman was sentenced to life imprisonment for conviction in the 2004 Dhaka grenade attack case in October 2018, another 10 years for the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case in February 2018 and 7 more years in a money laundering case in July 2016. Interpol had put on Red Notice against Rahman from April 2015 until January 2016. According to the Bangladeshi State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam in April 2018, Rahman gave up his nationality by handing over his Bangladesh passport to the authority.