Former Rajya Sabha MP from Mizoram, Lalhming Liana, has been sentenced to three-year imprisonment by a Delhi court for forging air tickets to claim reimbursement of travel allowance.
Special CBI Judge N K Malhotra convicted Liana for the offences of cheating, forgery and using the forged document as genuine under the provisions of Indian Penal Code and criminal misconduct under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 11 lakh on Liana, a two-time MP.
He was granted statutory bail to enable him to file an appeal in the Delhi High Court.
Liana, who was associated with the Mizo National Front, was convicted on November 29 and the sentence was pronounced on November 30.
"The convict has forged the e-tickets on his computer and the tickets are for the period 2012-13. Convict also submitted the TA (travel allowance) bills on the basis of forged and fake tickets to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat and TA bills were submitted in the year 2012-13," the judge said.
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