The Mehsana Nagarik Sahakari Bank Ltd., Mehsana (Gujarat) Penalised
November, 03rd 2011
The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of `1.00 lakh (Rupees one lakh only) on the The Mehsana Nagarik Sahakari Bank Ltd., Mehsana (Gujarat), in exercise of powers vested in it under the provisions of Section 47(A)(1)(b) read with Section 46(4) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (As applicable to Co-operative Societies), for violation of Reserve Bank of India's instructions relating to Anti Money Laundering (AML) guidelines.
The Reserve Bank of India had issued a show cause notice to the bank, in response to which the bank submitted a written reply. After considering the facts of the case and the bank's reply in the matter, the Reserve Bank of India came to the conclusion that the violation was substantiated and warranted imposition of the penalty.