Telgi convicted in fake stamp paper case

April 23rd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Scamster Abdul Karim Telgi and nine others were Thursday convicted in yet another multi-million rupee fake stamp paper case by a court here.
Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjay Bansal pronounced the conviction.

Telgi deposed before the court via teleconferencing from a jail in Bangalore.

A special sessions court in Bangalore had sentenced Telgi to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs.125,000 earlier this month in another case connected to the fake stamp paper racket.

Telgi was also sentenced in June 2007 to 13 years in jail with a fine of Rs.2.02 billion (Rs.202 crore) on various counts in a case related to the scam by the special court for Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act (MCOCA).

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