Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation
The appellant retired from military service
and was appointed as a Director of the BOGMC on a contract basis. He was
absorbed/appointed ‘in the public interest” as a regular incumbent of the
corporation, and the earlier contract of service was cancelled vide
notifications dated 4 August, 1990.
Held: The notifications for absorbing or
regularizing the contract service on a permanent basis were done illegally and
without lawful authority. The expression “in the public interest” was blatantly
used for a private cause.
Lt. Col (Retd) Nazimuddin Ahmed Vs Bangladesh & Ors. 3BLT (AD)-176.