LIFE IMPRISONMENT TO THE PRIME ACCUSED IN THREE CASES PERTAINING TO COUNTERFEIT GOVT. STAMP PAPER

Press Release
New Delhi , 05.03.2012

            The Special Court for CBI Cases, Mumbai pronounced judgement in three cases pertaining to Fake Govt. Stamp Paper. The prime accused in these cases,namely Abdul Karim Telgi was sentenced to Life Imprisonment in all the three cases. The public servants involved in these cases, namely K.K.Parmar and A.B.Sonawalkar, both Assistant Police Inspectors of Mumbai Police were sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment of six years and four years respectively. Another public servant Shrikant Laxman Rane of Stamp Office, Govt. of Maharashtra was sentenced to undergo ten years Rigorous Imprisonment. The other accused, all private persons,namely S.A.Shaikh, Mohd. Sayyed, R.S.Soni, R.A. Mokashi, Mallesh Balappa Dhulanwar, Sanjay Jaywant Gaikwad and Daniel V.Kanikraj were sentenced to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment from one year to five years.

 

            These cases were initially registered by local police, but later on transferred to CBI for investigation on the orders of the Hon'ble High Court, Mumbai.

 

            CBI investigation revealed that the accused persons entered into a criminal conspiracy; counterfeited government stamps; put forged stamps of General Stamp Office; forged the signature of Superintendent of Stamps and sold such stamps in the open market, thereby causing huge loss of Revenue to the Government of Maharashtra.

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