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Dishonestly Issuing a Cheque Case Laws 2014 SCMR 1369

2014 SCMR 1369 Judgment Dishonestly Issuing a Cheque

2014 SCMR 1369 Judgment Dishonestly Issuing a Cheque, S. 498—Penal Code (XLV of 1860), S. 489-F —Constitution of Pakistan, Art. 185(3)—Dishonestly issuing a cheque—Pre-arrest bail, grant of— Amount given by way of entrustment—Complainant had allegedly handed over some amount to the accused by way of trust—Cheque issued by accused in favour of complainant to return the said amount prima facie was not issued towards repayment of any loan or fulfilment of an obligation so as to attract S. 489-F , P.P.C.—Question as to whether S. 489-F , P.P.C. was attracted in the present case required further inquiry—During investigation no evidence came on record regarding any obligation on the part of the accused to repay any amount to the complainant—Accused had already joined the investigation—Petition for leave to appeal was converted into appeal and allowed, and consequently accused was granted pre-arrest bail.

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