THREE ACCUSED INCLUDING A BANK CASHIER SENTENCED TO UNDERGO SIX YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH A FINE OF RS.FIVE LAKH EACH IN FAKE INDIAN CURRENCY NOTE CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 18.01.2012

           The Special Judge, Lucknow convicted Sudhakar Tripathi, the then Cashier of State Bank of India Domariaganj (UP) and two private persons, Abid Ali & Ram Shankar Singh @ Sohail in a Fake Indian Currency Note Case and sentenced them to undergo six years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs.Five lakh each U/s 489-B & 489-C of IPC. Further, the genuine currency to the tune of Rs.17.19 lakhs which was recovered from the residence of Sudhakar Tripathi was ordered to be confiscated in favour of the State.

 

           The Fake Indian Currency Notes(FICN) to the tune of Rs.Five Lakh from Abid Ali(Private person); Rs.5,000/- from Sudhakar Tripathi, the then Cashier at State Bank of India, Domariaganj and Ram Shankar Singh(Private person) were seized from their possession.

 

           CBI filed a chargesheet against all the three accused on 21.10.2008 . The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted them.

 

           One of the accused Ram Shankar Singh has also been earlier sentenced to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs.5,000/- on 24.10.2011 in another FICN case investigated by CBI.

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