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Dandy Dying case hearing – Koko, Khaleda implicated – July 12


Dhaka-A Dhaka court on Sunday fixed July 12 for hearing in the case filed in connection with Dandy Dying loan default amounting to Tk 45,59,37,295. Judge Fatema Ferdous of Dhaka’s Money Loan Court-1 passed the order after hearing on a petition, submitted on behalf of the defendants including BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. Earlier, on May 15, the court had fixed June 19 to record the depositions of the witnesses. On April 3, the court started recording the depositions of the witnesses in the case.
Other 16 defendants of the case are- BNP’s Senior Vice Chairman Tareque Rahman, his maternal uncle late Sayeed Eskander’s sons Shams Eskander and Safeen Eskander, daughter Sumaiya Eskander and wife Nasreen Ahmed, businessman Gias Uddin Al Mamun, Mamun’s wife Shaheena Yasmin, Kazi Galeeb Ahmed, Mrs Shamsunnahar and Masud Hasan.
After the death of Khaleda Zia’s son Arafat Rahman Koko at a hospital in Malaysia, on January 24, last year, his mother Khaleeda Zia, his wife Sharmila Rahman, and two daughters Zafia Rahman and Zahia Rahman were made defendants in the case following Islamic Sharia and that rose the number of defendants to 16.
Dandy Dying took a loan of Tk 13.14 crore from the Sonali Bank on May 9, 1993. The have waived interests following an application of the defendants on October 16, 2001. On October 2, 2012, the bank filed the case against Tareque Rahman, late Koko and others as they failed to repay the loan. On October 3, last year, the court appointed Advocate Abus Salam to mediate in the case, but the attempt faild.-Court Correspondent


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