Former shipping adviser M A Matin and ex-shipping secretary
Sheikh Motahar Hossain have been sued for Tk 25 crore damages.
Chittagong port berth operator Everest Enterprise chief Shahadat Hossain Selim
filed the Tk 25 crore case on Tuesday with the First Joint District Court of
Motahar Hossain is currently a member of Privatisation Commission.
Judge K M Imrul Quayes issued summons against the two defendants.
Everest Enterprise on Aug 24 said it would seek compensation through the court
from Matin over alleged irregularities in the allocation of a container
handling contract at Chittagong Container Terminal in January.
"Everest will seek Tk 25 crore compensation for financial and goodwill
losses after failing to win the contract despite being the lowest bidder,"
Hossain said earlier.