New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the Amrapali Group to inform it in a day all transactions with cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Also Read - UPSC Exam 2021: Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Of Last Attempt Civil Service Candidates
The former captain was a brand ambassador for the company between 2009 and 2016. Last week, Dhoni had moved the apex court seeking possession of a penthouse in an Amprapali project, and also to include his name in the list of creditors of the firm. Also Read - Mukesh Ambani's $3.4 Billion Deal With Future Group Stalled After Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Amazon Plea
He said he had booked a penthouse in Amrapali Safari in Ranchi. Amrapali Group had also engaged him as the brand ambassador for promoting its projects. Also Read - Supreme Court Asks RBI To Frame Regulations in 6 Months For Locker Facility Management in Banks
Dhoni alleged that he was cheated by the company which did not pay him for brand promotion and also did not give him the possession of the penthouse.
Earlier, Dhoni had moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Amrapali Group to pay him Rs 40 crore due towards his services as a brand ambassador.
Dhoni had appeared in several advertisements of the group.
While Dhoni entered into multiple agreements with the Amrapali Group, his wife Sakshi was also associated with the charitable wing of the group.
In an earlier order, the apex court had ordered attachment of the properties of the real estate group besides those of its associated companies and their directors.
On January 25, the court directed the government-owned NBCC (India) Ltd, formerly known as National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd, to start the process of completing two stalled Amrapali housing projects.
As far as the Amrapali group is concerned, the Supreme Court sent its CMD Anil Sharma and two directors Shiv Deewani and Ajay Kumar to police custody on February 28. The hearing is progress in the case.
Amarapali Group already has had 46,000 homebuyers moving court seeking its intervention for the handover of their properties.