The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Reliance Communication Ltd (RCom) Chairman Anil Dhirubhai Ambani and others on a contempt petition filed by Ericsson India over non-payment of its dues.
A bench headed by Justice R F Nariman sought a response from Ambani and others in four weeks.
SC issues notice seeking a reply within 4 weeks from Reliance Communication Ltd. (RCom),Anil Ambani on a contempt plea filed by Ericsson India Pvt Ltd, for allegedly not complying with SC's order to clear dues of Rs 550 crore. RCom offers to deposit Rs 118 crore with SC registry— ANI (@ANI) January 7, 2019
Appearing for R Com, senior Advocates Kapil Sibal and Mukul Rohatgi asked the court to accept Rs 118 crore towards outstanding dues to Ericsson India to establish its bonafide.
The counsel appearing for Ericsson, however, refused to accept the amount and said the entire outstanding sum of Rs 550 crore should be deposited.
The bench then directed R Com to deposit a demand draft of Rs 118 crore in the registry.