New Delhi: A Special CBI court in Bangalore sentenced then head cashier of State Bank of Mysore (presently SBI) to seven years Rigorous Imprisonment and a fine of Rs 2.19 crore in a case related to fraudulent exchange of demonetised currency with legal valid currency.
The acused, identified as B Dinesh, then head cashier of State Bank of Mysore (presently SBI), Periyapatna Branch in Karnataka, was sentenced to undergo seven years RI and a fine of Rs 2,19,35,000, a CBI Spokesperson said.
CBI had registered a case against Dinesh on the allegations that he had fraudulently exchanged demonetised currency with legal valid currency of Rs 2,18,46,300 during the period from November 10 to 23, 2016, in violation of the Government of India notification of November 8, 2016.
It was alleged that Dinesh had altered the actual denominations/figures written on the deposit slips submitted by the genuine customers for crediting the said amount to their respective accounts, CBI said.
The probe agency filed a charge sheet on November 30, 2017 against the accused. The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.