Indu Verma Case Detail : Gets 3 Year Jail in 1996 Forgery Case

TV actress Indu Verma forgery Case

A court here has sentenced TV actress Indu Verma to three years’ rigorous imprisonment in a 1996 forgery case.

Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen held Verma guilty of cheating, forgery, impersonating and misappropriation of cheques and directed her to pay Rs.20 lakh to her previous employer, Thomas Cook India Private Limited.

According to the prosecution, Verma, 42, impersonated as Shivani Arora and purchased jewellery worth approximately Rs.17.50 lakh from a shop between September 6, 1996, and October 3, 1996, by using forged cheques pertaining to her then employer.

Court Order

Verma was convicted by a Delhi court on April 5 and sentenced to a three-year imprisonment under six different sections-419 (cheating by impersonation), 403 (misappropriation of property), 467 (forgery), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating), 471 (using as genuine a forged) and 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) of IPC.

“It is apparent that the convict (Verma) has not only acted against the interests of an employer but also caused it loss to the tune of Rs.17.50 lakh. … the convict’s conduct does not deserve any leniency,” the court said in its recent order, which was released on Wednesday.

As an interim relief, the court suspended Verma’s sentence for a month to enable her to file appeal and asked her to furnish a bond of Rs.20,000 with one surety of the like amount.

What Was the Case ???

According to the prosecution, Verma, 42, impersonated as Shivani Arora and purchased jewellery worth approximately Rs.17.50 lakh from a shop between September 6, 1996, and October 3, 1996, by using forged cheques pertaining to her then employer.

Indu has impersonated as Shivani Arora and purchased jewellery worth over 17 lacks from a shop sometime between Sep 6, 1996 and Oct 3, 1996, by using forged cheque pertaining to her then employer, Thomas Cook.

What Was the Case ???

According to the prosecution, Verma, 42, impersonated as Shivani Arora and purchased jewellery worth approximately Rs.17.50 lakh from a shop between September 6, 1996, and October 3, 1996, by using forged cheques pertaining to her then employer.

Indu has impersonated as Shivani Arora and purchased jewellery worth over 17 lacks from a shop sometime between Sep 6, 1996 and Oct 3, 1996, by using forged cheque pertaining to her then employer, Thomas Cook.

 

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