The court of special judge S.N. Sardesai in Pune on Friday sentenced Abdul Karim Telgi, convicted of counterfeiting, to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment and fined him Rs.9 lakh in a fake stamp-paper scam case registered in Nashik in 2005.
Telgi was produced before the court via video-conferencing from the Bangalore Central Jail.
He pleaded guilty to the charge of printing fake stamps and stamp papers.
4 more years
Having beenin jail since the case was registered, he will now serve four more years.
Telgi was convicted under sections 120 (b) read with Sections 255, 256, 257, 258, 259 of the Indian Penal Code for hatching a criminal conspiracy and Section 312 of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act.
His lawyer, Vidyadhar Koshe, communicated the verdict to Telgi.
Earlier this week, Telgi was sentenced for ten years’ rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 17.05 lakh in a fake stamp paper scam case registered with the Mulund police in 2005.
Telgi was convicted in several cases after he pleaded guilty. He has been in jail since 2001. Hindu