Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport
May 27, 2015 03:52 pm
The immigration staff of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad arrested a Sri Lankan passenger during the custom checkup for travelling using a fake passport.
According to the details one Veerappa, native of Sri Lanka who had migrated to Tamil Nadu five years back, had contacted an agent, Shiva, and handed him over Rs. 500,000 and asked him to make a fake passport and arrange his travel to Switzerland as well.
Shiva, in the meantime, pasted the photograph of Veerappa on the passport of one Jayakaran and asked him to go to RGI to catch a flight.
When he went through custom checkup, the officials found his passport as fake. He was immediately arrested and handed over to RGI police. A case has been registered and he was sent to remand, Siasat News reported.