STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: Special Railway Magistrate Jammu Parvaiz Iqbal on Thursday awarded one year imprisonment and fine of Rs 5 lakh to Naveen Jaiswal, son of Dev Raj, resident of H.No. 238-Rehari Colony, Jammu in cheque bounce case. After hearing Advocate C.M Sharma for the National College of Education, Purkhoo, the court observed that the accused managed to arrange and get admission of various students from outside the State of J&K, in the college of the complainant to undergo one year B.Ed Course. The accused paid the annual tuition fee of those students through two different cheques i.e. vide Cheque No. 040125 dated September 24, 2014 for an amount of Rs. 2 lakh and vide Cheque No. 040126 dated September 24, 2014 for an amount of Rs. 2.95 lakh drawn at the J&K Bank Ltd branch office JKBOSE, Rajpura Road, Rehari, Jammu to the complainant in discharge of his debt and liability. After hearing Advocate C.M Sharma for the complainant whereas Advocate Ankush Jamwal for the accused person, the court observed that the accused Naveen Jaiswal is found to be guilty of offence under Section 138 of Negotiable Instrument Act and is thus convicted. “He is sentenced to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of one year and a fine of Rs. 5 lakh is also imposed. In the event of default in payment of fine, the convict shall undergo imprisonment for a further period of six months”, the court held.
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