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Man impersonating CBI officer gets 10 years in jail

A man, who impersonated a CBI officer and cheated several persons by taking money on the pretext of securing jobs in government departments, has been sent to jail for 10 years by a Delhi court.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Naresh Kumar Laka awarded the jail term to Inderjeet Yadav, a resident of UP, for the offences of cheating, cheating by impersonation, using forged documents and making or possessing counterfeit seal with an intent to commit forgery.

While Yadav was sentenced to seven years jail for the offence of cheating, the court said he will have to serve three-year imprisonment separately for the offence under section 473 of IPC (punishment for making or possessing counterfeit seal), saying it was a “distinct and serious” offence.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the convict and directed him to pay 
double the amount of each victim as compensation, in view of high inflation and loss of investment of the money of the victims.

When a CBI team caught Yadav red-handed, he admitted his guilt and prayed for mercy, the agency alleged and added that an identity card, visiting card in the name of S Chaudhary showing him as Inspector of CBI and counterfeit rubber stamps of CBI were recovered from him.

During the trial, Yadav claimed that he was implicated in the case and denied the allegations against him.

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