Nurpur, March 28
The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Nurpur, Nitin Mittal yesterday convicted Jivan Kumar of Raja Khasa of the Indora sub-division in a cheque bounce case and sentenced him to six-month imprisonment. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on him and in default of payment, he will further undergo three months imprisonment.
The court has also ordered to pay compensation to the tune of Rs 4 lakh to complainant Sushil Kumar of Sakoh who had filed the case in the court in 2016 under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. The accused had some land deal with the complainant and had issued a bank cheque of Rs 2.60 lakh to the latter. The cheque had bounced due to fund shortage.