Three get jail terms in forgery case
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Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 21:47
  
New Delhi: A State Bank of India official and two others have been convicted by a special CBI court here in a cheating and forgery case.

The then SBI officer G C Jain has been sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment, while his accomplices Rakesh Kumar and Pramod Kumar were sentenced to four-year jail term, a CBI spokesperson said here today.

The court also slapped a fine of Rs 2.70 lakh on Jain and Rs 60,000 each on the other two convicts, the official said.

CBI had taken up this case on the complaint of the SBI on on September 28, 1990.

In its complaint, SBI had alleged Jain, the then officer Junior Management Grade scale, and five private persons defrauded the bank to the tune of Rs 12.33 lakh by substituting genuine pay-in-slips submitted by customers for crediting cheques, drafts and other such instruments with forged ones in favour of accounts opened in the name of his relatives on his introductions.

CBI had filed charge sheet against Jain, Rakesh and Pramod on December 22, 1992. PTI


First Published: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 21:47


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