Bangladeshi national held with fake Aadhaar card, expired visa


Kolkata: In a big national security threat, a Bangladeshi man was arrested in the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport for allegedly carrying a fake Aadhaar card and expired visa.

According to an airport official, “Hossain Mohammad Shoyaed, 31, residing at Brahmanbaria in the neighbouring country, was detained by CISF official on Friday night at the airport and handed over to us.”

“On being asked, the accused showed an Aadhar card in his fake name which was procured fraudulently. Subsequently, he admitted that he is a Bangladeshi national and entered into India on the strength of his Bangladeshi passport,” police said.

The accused person’s India visa has been expired, a police official said, adding that he was supposed to travel to Agartala from Kolkata.

Asked whether the accused has any terror link, the official said, “So far, we have not found anything but interrogation is going on.”

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