Last Updated : 16-09-2014 03:40

 

 
 

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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# Patriot 2013-02-04 05:30
Couldnt he send them to better countries? I mean who would want to go to Iraq??
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-5+29 # Abdul 2013-02-04 14:06
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.
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-4+17 # Lobo 2013-02-04 16:39
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.
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-5+13 # edward 2013-02-04 14:28
this may be a job agent
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-1+17 # Kodituwakkuarachchi 2013-02-04 14:50
Tip of the iceburg
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-4+11 # MagodisThuma 2013-02-04 15:19
A Guinness record ?
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-5+20 # Alex 2013-02-04 15:20
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#
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-5+7 # Curious 2013-02-04 23:11
It is already ruined by our own so called educated Sri Lankans !
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-1+4 # tamarila 2013-02-05 06:58
good one lol
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-2+1 # mohamed asfar 2013-02-05 12:26
why india cannot help these poor sri lankans find some legitimate jobs in the middle east ?
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