A Dhaka court has framed issue in Dandy Dyeing loan default case against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and 15 others.
Dhaka Artha Rin Adalat 1 (money loan court 1) Judge Fatema Ferdus passed the order on Tuesday.
The court also fixed March 1 for taking deposition in the case.
The defendants in the case are BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, her son Arafat Rahman Koko, his wife Shormila Rahman Sithi and their daughters Zafia Rahman and Zahia Rahman, Dandy Dyeing directors Tarique Rahman, Khaleda’s eldest son, Giasuddin Al Mamun, his wife Shahina Begum, Nasrin Iskander, wife of late Sayeed Iskander, their sons Shams Iskander and Shafin Iskander and daughter Sumaiya Iskander, Gazi Galib, Abdus Sattar, Shamsun Nahar and Masud Hassan.
Dandy Dyeing directors Tarique Rahman, also Khaleda’s elder son, Giasuddin Al Mamun and his wife Shahina Begum, Nasrin Iskander, wife of late Sayeed Iskander, his sons Shams Iskander and Shafin Iskander and daughter Sumaiya Iskander, Gazi Galib Abdus Sattar, Shamsun Nahar and Masud Hassan.
According to the case documents, on October 2, 2012, Nazrul Islam, senior executive officer of Sonali Bank Ltd, filed a money suit with the court as the defendants failed to repay the loan amounting to Tk45.59 crore.
Dandy Dyeing borrowed Tk12.16 crore from the bank’s principal office in Dhaka on October 16, 2001, the case statement said.
But, the defendants did not repay the money despite the state-owned bank issued a final notice on February 28, 2010.