Accountant jailed for forging dead mother’s will Girish Dahyabhai Patel will spend 12 months at Pentonville prison
An accountant, who was found guilty of forging his dead mother’s will earlier this year, has been jailed for 12 months for lying under oath, a media report said today. London-based Girish Dahyabhai Patel had used a blank sheet of paper with his deceased mother’s signature and printed a document around it claiming she had left him a £40 million stake in the family’s £160 million palm oil plantation business in Malaysia. The 65-year-old’s claim was challenged in court by his brother Yashwant and detailed forensic analysis revealed the document was a forgery. At the High Court in London in February…
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