A court on Thursday fixed February 27 for starting defence hearing in the Gatco corruption case against BNP chief Khaleda Zia and others.
Judge Abu Syed Diljar Hossain of the Special Judge Court-3 of Dhaka set the date after prosecution completed their hearing.
Former Prime Minister Khaleda is the prime accused in the case. She has been in jail since February 8 last year after being convicted in separate corruption cases.
She was produced before the court from the old jail at 12:40pm. On January 10, the court issued a warrant for producing her before it in the Gatco case.