Ink was thrown at Sahara chief Subrata Roy at Supreme Court on Tuesday
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today accepted Sahara chairman Subrata Roy's unconditional apology for not appearing in court last week in a case linked to his alleged failure to return money to over three crore small investors.
Mr Roy, who was arrested for defying court summons, said his reasons were genuine; his 92-year-old mother was unwell.
The Sahara chief faced an ink attack today as he arrived at the Supreme Court, escorted by a heavy contingent of police. Manoj Sharma, who claims to be a lawyer from Gwalior, managed to get close to Mr Roy in the chaos and splattered him with black ink, shouting "He robs the poor!" (Watch)
Sharma is believed to be the same man who attacked Suresh Kalmadi with a slipper at a Delhi court in 2011. He has been detained.
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