Hirunews Logo
Fake+Passport+Racket+Busted%2C+3+Lankans+Detained
Thursday, 16 June 2016 - 8:52
Fake Passport Racket Busted, 3 Lankans Detained
36

Shares
4,344

Views

A fake passport and visa racket has been busted with the arrest of five persons, including three Sri Lankan nationals, and fake visa and stamps seized from them, Indian media reports.

A special team arrested three persons, who were the main accused, yesterday (June 15th) after probing into a tip-off that they were allegedly helping fellow Lankans and others procure fake passports as well as visas through fraudulent means.

They had migrated to Tamil Nadu from Sri Lanka several years ago and they had in the past also served jail terms in connection with fake passport cases, police sources reveals.

The accused charged Rs 30,000 per passport and Rs 2-4 lakh for a visa, reportedly. Over 40 fake visa stamps, 28 fake passports, electronic equipment’s used for preparing the travel documents, lamination machines and mobile phones were recovered.

Tamil Nadu police are conducting further investigation into the incident.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
1,118 Views
3,206 Views
2,645 Views
3,960 Views
1,868 Views
47,610 Views
Top