In this post we will discuss about an incident wherein a group of five people were booked by the Chandigarh police for securing loan of Rs 35.40 lacs under a doctor’s name by forging his signature.
FIR FILED AGAINST 5 FOR PROCURING LOAN BY FORGING DOCTORS SIGNATURE
FACTS OF THE CASE
The accused Amrish, Mohandeep, Harshmeet, Ravinder pal and Sangramwere booked on the complaint of parveen kumar, a native of Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir. Sharma told the police that he worked at a private hospital in phase 8, Mohali and lived in sector 69 nearby.
In September 2017 his friend, amrish along with other accused approached him claiming to be director of Lionsgate infracon private with some land deals in Dera Bassi but he did not express any interest.
In January 2018, he got a message from a bank that one of his cheque was dishonored in regard of loan installment and on digging he discovered that accused have taken a loan against his name by forging his signature.
Various sections of IPC are chargeable under this case. Such as Section 419, 420, 467, 468, 120-B.
Section 419 Punishment for cheating by Personation.
Whoever cheats by personation shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both.
Section 420 Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property
Whoever cheats and thereby dishonestly induces the person deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to make, alter or destroy the whole or any part of a valuable security, or anything which is signed or sealed, and which is capable of being converted into a valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
Section 467 Forgery of valuable security, will etc.
Whoever forges a document which purports to be a valuable security or a will, or an authority to adopt a son, or which purports to give authority to any person to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive the principal, interest or dividends thereon, or to receive or deliver any money, movable property, or valuable security, or any document purporting to be an acquittance or receipt acknowledging the payment of money, or an acquittance or receipt for the delivery of any movable property or valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.
Section 468 Forgery for purpose of cheating
Whoever commits forgery, intending that the document or electronic record forged shall be used for the purpose of cheating, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.
Section 120 B Punishment of criminal conspiracy
Whoever is a party to a criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life or rigorous imprisonment for a term of two years or upwards, shall, where no express provision is made in this Code for the punishment of such a conspiracy, be punished in the same manner as if he had abetted such offence.
Whoever is a party to a criminal conspiracy other than a criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable as aforesaid shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding six months, or with fine or with both.
The above case was filed at the industrial area police station in Chandigarh. Further actions are taken against the offenders and justice will be done soon.
This post is written by Sanchit Ahuja
For case specific advice, please contact Punjab Haryana High Court Best/Expert Lawyers Advocates for Cheating/Forgery/ Criminal Cases, Chandigarh Panchkula Mohali. Zirakpur Kharar Derabassi
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