ACCUSED SENTENCED TO UNDERGO FIVE YEARS IMPRISONMENT & FINE OF RS. FIVE LAKH IN TWO CASES OF CBI

Press Release
New Delhi , 21-12-2011

 

 

The Addl. Session Judge, Fast Track Court, Rohini, New Delhi has convicted Sh. Vijay Khanna U/s 120 B, 420, 467, 468, 471, 482 A&B IPC and sentenced him to undergo five years Simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs.5000/-. Accused Vijay Khanna has also been imposed fine of Rs. 05 lakh as compensation to the complainant.

CBI took up the investigation of FIR No.135/1991 of Police Station, Hazrat Nizamuddin, New Delhi on the directions of Govt. of India and registered a case on 08.10.1996 U/s 120 B, 420, 467 &471 IPC.

It was alleged in the complaint that the complainant was introduced to Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Khanna by a common friend. In November, 1992 the common friend approached the complainant and requested to lend an amount of Rs. Five lakh for a joint business venture with him and Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Khanna on a joint guarantee, to be repaid in three months. The complainant paid Rs. Five lakh to the common friend against a promissory note. On 01.03.1993, the accused met the complainant and handed over a draft of $ Twenty Five Thousand purportedly issued by Chemical Bank, Los Angeles, California. As the draft was equivalent to te Rs. 8,12,500/-, the complainant paid Rs. 3,12,500/- to the accused and returned the promissory note. Subsequently the draft was found to be forged when deposited by the complainant in his NRI account maintained in Punjab National Bank, Naraina, Delhi.

After thorough investigation a chargesheet was filed in CMM Court Delhi on 06.03.1998. The charges, U/s 420, 467 & 471 IPC were framed by the Trial Court on 22.05.2004. The Addl. Session Judge, Fast Track Court, Rohini found the accused guilty and convicted him.

In another case, the Addl. Session Judge, Fast Track Court, Rohini convicted accused Vijay Khanna U/s 120 B, 467, 471, 489 A & 489 B IPC and sentenced him to undergo five years Simple Imprisonment with a fine of Rs. Five Thousand. Accused Vijay Khanna has also been imposed a fine of Rs. 5 lakh payable to CITI Bank.

CBI took up the investigation of FIR No.200/1994 of Police Station, R.K. Puram, New Delhi on the directions of Govt. of India and registered a case on 12.08.1996.

It was alleged that the complainant & his client (NRI, who lives in USA) were introduced to Sh. Vijay Khanna by Sh. Narinder Kumar Jain (since expired) a friend of his client at a hotel in New Delhi on March, 01,1993, where Mr. Vijay Khanna had given a Bank draft no.00718642 dated 24.02.1993 for US $ 10,000/- purportedly issued by Chemical Bank, Los Angeles California to complainant. In lieu of the bank draft, the complainant made a total payment of Rs.3,27,000/- to Sh. Vijay Khanna and Sh. Narinder Kumar Jain (since expired) on different occasions. On 02.03.1993, the complainant deposited the said bank draft in his NRI A/c No. 504341008 in CITI Bank, Connaught Circus, New Delhi, which was subsequently found to be forged.

A chargesheet was filed against accused Vijay Khanna U/s 420, 467, 468, 471, 489A & B r/w 120B IPC in the Court of CMM, Delhi on 06.07.1998. The Court found the accused Vijay Khanna guilty and convicted him.


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