Lankan arrested with over 80 fake passports

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A Sri Lankan national allegedly involved in sending Lankan Tamils living in the state to various countries on fake passports was arrested on Monday and 82 fake passports seized from him, police said.

The 32-year-old man from Manavakkal in Sri Lanka was nabbed at Devala during a routine vehicle check and handed over to police, who found the fake passports in his baggage.

On being questioned, the man said he had enlisted the help of an agent in Chennai to send Lankan Tamils living in the state to countries like Iran, Iraq and Egypt on fake passports and visas.

Cases under various sections of IPC have been registered against him, they said, adding a search was on nab the agent. (Source: Times of India)
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  • Abdul Monday, 04 February 2013 08:36 AM

    why these guys are always abusing sri lankas name world wide ? innocent sri lankan citizens cant get their visas easily for other countries because of criminals like this.

    edward Monday, 04 February 2013 08:58 AM

    this may be a job agent

    mohamed asfar Tuesday, 05 February 2013 06:56 AM

    why india cannot help these poor sri lankans find some legitimate jobs in the middle east ?

    Kodituwakkuarachchi Monday, 04 February 2013 09:20 AM

    Tip of the iceburg

    MagodisThuma Monday, 04 February 2013 09:49 AM

    A Guinness record ?

    Alex Monday, 04 February 2013 09:50 AM

    These type of guys ruin our countries image by sending uneducated people to foreign nations, who happens to call themselves as Sri Lankans when they are only in trouble. shame#

    Patriot Monday, 04 February 2013 12:00 AM

    Couldnt he send them to better countries? I mean who would want to go to Iraq?? via DM Android App

    Curious Monday, 04 February 2013 05:41 PM

    It is already ruined by our own so called educated Sri Lankans !

    Lobo Monday, 04 February 2013 11:09 AM

    He cannot do this on his own and obviously has some VIP's help. Either he will be set free or used as a scapegoat while the VIP employs another to carry on the dirty work.

    tamarila Tuesday, 05 February 2013 01:28 AM

    good one lol


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