Non transfer of amount to an account deposited through banker’s cheque
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the State Bank of India (SBI) seeking information about non transfer of an amount of Rs. 80, 000/- to his account deposited through a banker’s cheque. The Public Information Officer (PIO) provided some information to the appellant.
During the hearing the before Central Information Commission (CIC), the appellant stated that he has received only part information. The respondent explained that the appellant sought copies of bankers’ cheque and deposit slips which have been provided. The information about the register containing the information about all the bankers’ cheque and deposit slips of a particular day was denied under section 8(1)(j) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, there shall be no obligation to give any citizen, information which relates to personal information the disclosure of which has no relationship to any public activity or interest, or which would cause unwarranted invasion of the privacy of the individual unless the Central Public Information Officer or the State Public Information Officer or the appellate authority, as the case may be, is satisfied that the larger public interest justifies the disclosure of such information: Provided that the information which cannot be denied to the Parliament or a State Legislature shall not be denied to any person. of the RTI Act. The respondent also stated that the CCTV footage that the appellant was seeking had also been denied because the bank did not want to compromise with the security of the bank as the footage had details of the bank’s lockers. The respondent explained that this matter had also gone to the consumer court where the appellant did not get any relief.
View of CIC
The Commission rejected the appeal stating that the respondent has fulfilled their obligations under the RTI Act and no further action is required in the matter.
Citation: Mr. Rakesh Kumar Rai v. State Bank of India in Decision No.CIC/VS/A/2012/000010/02629
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2013/CIC/1250
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