New Delhi, Mar 5 (UNI) A local court has convicted a close aide of fake stamp case kigpin Abdul Karim Telgi in the Delhi fake stamp case and sentenced him to three-and-a-half years' rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 8,000.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Delhi, Sanjeev Jain convicted Deepak Kudale for circulation of fake stamps in Delhi area.
Kudale, a resident of Khanapur, Belgaum, Karnatka, was involved in a number of fake stamp cases. He was the in charge of stores/godowns of fake stamps printed by Abdul Karim Telgi in Delhi.
The case was registered by the CBI on transfer of investigation of FIR No 129/2004 of police station Vikas Puri here against Vinod Kumar alias Rahul on May 19, 2004. After investigations, the CBI had filed chargesheets against Vinod Kumar, a resident of Ambedkar Basti, RK Puram, Parminder Singh, a resident of Mahavir Enclave and Deepak Kudale in the case pertaining to the recovery of fake stamps worth more than Rs 60 lakh from Vikas Puri on March 15, 2004.
CBI investigations revealed that the fake stamps seized were provided to the accused Vinod Kumar and Parminder Singh by Deepak Kudale. Vinod Kumar and Parminder Singh have already been convicted by the court last year.
Kudale was awarded the sentence on February 27, the CBI said today.
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