Samsung’s chairman Lee Kun-hee has been ordered by the Supreme Court of India to appear before a trial court in Ghaziabad in a criminal case, PTI reports. The court has ordered that the arrest warrant agains Kun-hee may not be executed for six weeks. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M52 5G launching in India on September 28, release on Amazon website
The arrest warrant is related to a $1.4 million cheating case, NDTV reports. The Ghaziabad trial court had first issued a non-bailable warrant in 2012. Here’s a copy of the case. Also Read - Phones with 7000mAh battery at a budget in India: Samsung Galaxy F62, Tecno Pova 2, more
Samsung’s Kun-Hee then approached the Allahabad High Court but his request was quashed and he was deemed to be a fugitive and an absconder. Samsung then approached the Supreme Court but failed to get any relief. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M52 5G to launch later this month: Leaked renders, specifications and more
The Supreme Court has now directed Kun-Hee to surrender before the court within six weeks. He can seek bail after he surrenders himself.
This is a developing story. We will update it as we get more information.