AJK high court rejects plea against imprisonment of banker
MUZAFFARABAD: A division bench of Azad Jammu and Kashmir high court has maintained the judgment of accountability court by rejecting the appeal of a former Manager of National Bank against 20 years imprisonment in a corruption reference.
The accountability court had sentenced Imtiaz Ahmad, former Manager National Bank Kotli branch for 20 years in prison besides imposing a fine of Rupees one million for his corrupt practices in the bank.
The convict had filed an appeal against the conviction by the accountability court and a circuit bench of the high court at Mirpur rejected the same maintaining the trail court's judgment.
According to the reference, the convict was found guilty of establishing parallel banking through fake stamp pads of British High commission and a misappropriation of Rs. 1219 million in the bank during his tenure.