Sahara withdraws bail offer

Tags: News
Sahara group has withdrawn its proposal from the Supreme Court in which it had assured to pay Rs 2,500 crore immediately and rest Rs 2,500 crore in cash in three weeks for getting bail for its chief Subrata Roy and two directors.

The Group had made the proposal on April 3 when it expressed its inability before the apex court to immediately pay Rs 10,000 crore for securing bail for Roy and its two directors who have been in jail since March 4.

It had, however, proposed to pay Rs 2,500 crore immediately and rest Rs 2,500 crore in cash within three weeks after the release of Roy and two directors, Ravi Shankar Dubey and Ashok Roy Choudhary.

The apex court had earlier imposed a condition that Roy will be freed on bail only if he pays Rs 10,000 crore out of which Rs 5,000 crore has to be in bank guarantee and rest in cash.

Roy and the other two directors of the Group have been in judicial custody since March 4 for not abiding by the apex court's order for depositing Rs 20,000 crore of investors money with SEBI.

65-year-old Roy had earlier submitted that the apex court's order for detaining him for not paying Rs 20,000 of investors' money with SEBI was illegal and unconstitutional and sought quashing of the order.

His counsel had said it was unconstitutional to send a man behind the bars for not paying the money and also questioned the order putting a condition of paying Rs 10,000 crore for getting interim bail.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Subdued crude oil prices offer an excellent opportunity for India

    In Mid-June, when most of us probably first heard of the ISIS posing a serious threat to stability in West Asia, international crude oil price suddenl

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

M S Swaminathan

Strengthening family farming in India

The United Nations declared 2014 as the International Year of ...

Kuruvilla Pandikattu SJ

Roots and routes as our foundation

Ethnicity and identity linked to both territory and culture. The ...

Gautam Gupta

Don’t let success kill the essence of the concept

In 1999 when my mother started her own label, we ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture