Man sentenced to 6 months imprisonment

Pampore, Jul 10: Judicial Magistrate Pampore Fozia Paul convicted a man in a cheque bounce case awarding him 6 months imprisonment and fine to the tune of Rs 6 lakhs after the accused was found guilty under section 138 of Negotiable Instrument Act. Observing that dishonest drawers of cheques defeat the very object of Negotiable Instrument Act, Court of Judicial Magistrate Pampore, Fozia Paul sentenced Ghulam Mohidin to 6 months imprisonment after he was found guilty in a cheque bounce case.
The court also directed convict to pay compensation to the complainant amounting to Rs 6 lakh to compensate the suffering besides the legal expenses incurred by the complainant for no fault of his.
In 2015, one Farooq Ahmed Mir resident of Hatiwara Lethpora through his Advocate Fayaz Ahmad Lone filed a complaint against the accused as accused had issued a cheque for an amount of Rs 3.0 Lacs in order to liquidate the liability.(CNS)