Hyderabad, Feb 23 : Police in Cyberabad on Tuesday mentioned they’ve busted a passport racket with the arrest of eight folks together with 4 Bangladeshis and two policemen.
The accused had been arrested for fraudulently acquiring Indian passports from Nizamabad district of Telangana.
Cyberabad Police Commissioner V. C. Sajjanar instructed a information convention that as many as 72 passports had been fraudulently obtained.
The police have despatched reviews to Regional Passport Officer (RPO) Hyderabad for cancelation of those passports. “We have also requested the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) to issue lookout circulars against the passport holders,” the Commissioner mentioned.
The police are coordinating with Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for cancellation of 72 faux Aadhar playing cards used to acquire passports. District Collectors and Superintendents of assorted districts of West Bengal are being apprised concerning these 72 individuals.
Special groups have been shaped to hint the passport holders and three absconding accused.
The police busted the racket throughout an investigation taken up after three Bangladeshi nationals had been arrested on January 24 at Hyderabad airport after they had been about to catch a flight to Dubai on fraudulently obtained Indian passports.
They revealed that they stayed at Bodhan in Nizamabad districts and an agent from West Bengal organized faux Aadhaar playing cards and helped them get hold of Indian passport fraudulently.
During the following investigation, police discovered that many others fraudulently obtained Indian passports.
A sub-inspector of police and an assistant sub-inspector of police, who did the verification of passport candidates, had been additionally arrested.
The arrested embrace Nitai Das alias Sanjib Dutta, Mohammed Rana Mia alias Sandip Mondal, Mohammed Hasibur Rehman alias Ramu Das, Parimal Bain alias Shivam alias Shovan, all Bangladeshi nationals, and Shahnaj Pail alias Sabuj, a resident of West Bengal. Mateen Ahmed Mirza, a resident of Nizamabad who created faux Aadhaar playing cards and policemen Peruka Mallesh Rao and B. Anil Kumar had been additionally arrested.
Sameer, a resident of West Bengal who helps the foreigners to cross illegally into India, Manoj, additionally of West Bengal and Sadham Hussain, a flight ticket agent from Mumbai are absconding.
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