Mustafa Centre boss being sued by sons of dad's partner

The man behind Mustafa Centre, Mr Mustaq Ahmad, is facing a legal battle with the sons of the late Mr Samsuddin Ahmad over the alleged share dilution of the business Mohamed Mustafa & Samsuddin that has shrunk the Samsuddin estate's portion from 50 p
The man behind Mustafa Centre, Mr Mustaq Ahmad, is facing a legal battle with the sons of the late Mr Samsuddin Ahmad over the alleged share dilution of the business Mohamed Mustafa & Samsuddin that has shrunk the Samsuddin estate's portion from 50 per cent to 15 per cent.ST FILE PHOTO

The man behind the iconic Mustafa Centre, Mr Mustaq Ahmad, who is currently battling his half-siblings in a high-stakes lawsuit, is facing another legal fight - from one half of the famed brand name Mohamed Mustafa & Samsuddin.

The late Mr Samsuddin Ahmad's sons Fayyaz and Ansar are seeking a High Court order to void the alleged share dilution of the business over the years that has shrunk the Samsuddin estate's portion from 50 per cent to 15 per cent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 06, 2018, with the headline 'Mustafa Centre boss being sued by sons of dad's partner'. Subscribe