ALSO READSC calls for depositing investors' money in SEBI-Sahara account SC extends parole of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy till April 17th SC refuses to extend time given to Subrata Roy to return investors' money Lawyers thrash each other in general body meeting in Ghaziabad SC to hear Sahara's plea in connection with return of money to its investors
Earlier on March 21, the apex court had warned Sahara, saying it would auction Aamby Valley project if the latter fails to deposit the amount of Rs. 5000 crore (approx.)
One international real estate company, M.G. Capital holdings, had told the apex court three-judge bench, headed by Justice Dipak Misra, to purchase the London-based New York Plaza hotel, as the company wanted to purchase Sahara stake in that hotel.
Roy was sent to the Tihar Jail on March 4, 2014 for not complying with the apex court's orders in connection with a long dispute with the market regulator SEBI.
The SEBI alleged that Roy failed to comply with the apex court's order directing him to return the investors' money.
Sahara, once among India's high-profile firms, has in the past made several failed attempts to raise the bail money using its prized overseas hotels that include the Plaza in New York and Grosvenor House in London.
Sahara says it has paid more than 80 percent of the dues to share-holders, but SEBI has disputed that and said the company has not paid more than Rs. 10,000 crore.
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