Crime Branch presents challan against Naib Tehsildar, Ors

Crime Branch Jammu presented challan in the court of Special Judge Anticorruption Jammu against Bashir Ahmed then Patwari Halqa Birpur (now Naib Tehsildar Bahu Jammu), Ram Lal Gupta Prop M/S Prince Wine and General Store, Gourav Gupta, Munish Gupta, Padam Singh Choudhary then Manager UCO Bank Railway road Gandhi Nagar Jammu, Bansi Lal, Riyaz Hussain and Javed Ahmed for cheating and causing loss to the bank to the tune of Rs 65.70 lakh.
According to the crime branch a case u/s 419,420,465, 467,468,471,120-B RPC r/w Section 5(2) PC Act Svt. 2006 was registered against above mentioned accused.
Brief facts of the case are that a written complaint was lodged by A J Patel Zonal Manger, UCO Bank, Zonal Office, New Delhi alleging therein that loan limits were sanctioned by UCO Bank Railway Road, Jammu in favour of Ram Lal Gupta and Gourav Gupta against Stocks and personal guarantee of Kabla Singh.
Thereafter, accounts of all the three above mentioned concerns became Non Performing Assets (NPA) and Securitization Notices were sent to Kabla Singh who stood guarantor for the loans availed by the above mentioned concerns for recovery of the loan amount. But Kabla Singh denied having given any Guarantee or mortgaged his land in favour of UCO Bank to secure the advances of the bank as he was illiterate and blind. The records of the UCO Bank showed that Kabla Singh had signed the documents in English. On receipt of this complaint, an enquiry was initiated in Crime Branch, Jammu and during the course of enquiry, it has been found that Ram Lal Gupta, Gourav Gupta and M. Sadashiv Puri had obtained limit from the UCO Bank against Stocks and personal guarantee of Kabla Singh. The land of Kabla Singh was mortgaged in favour of bank for securing the bank loan.
During further course of enquiry, it has been found that Kabla Singh is an illiterate person and the above named accused persons in connivance with the officials of the UCO Bank as well as the Revenue officials had mortgaged land of Kabla Singh in favour of bank by preparing forged and fictitious documents without his knowledge. It has also been found that Kabla Singh is an old and blind man of 70 years whereas in the documents his age has been shown as 31 years.
After completion of
investigation challan was presented. —JNF

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