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Khaleda Zia’s son dies in Malaysia


Dhaka, Jan 24:

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s younger son Arafat Rahman Koko died of heart failure Saturday, the party confirmed.

Pic Courtesy: www.ndtv.com
Pic Courtesy: www.ndtv.com

Khaleda’s press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan told bdnews24.com that Koko died while he was being taken to a hospital in Malaysia.

Koko, convicted in a money-laundering case, was staying abroad since 2008.

He was sentenced to six years in prison and fined 190 million taka (about $ 2.5 million) for laundering money to Singapore between 2004 and 2006, when his mother was prime minister. IANS