Bangladeshi national loitering near Navy base in Goa arrested

A Bangladeshi national, who was without a valid travel document and found loitering in a prohibited area inside the Naval base near here, has been arrested, police said.

Updated: Nov 09, 2010, 22:26 PM IST

Panaji: A Bangladeshi national, who was
without a valid travel document and found loitering in a
prohibited area inside the Naval base near here, has been
arrested, police said.

Rehman Naushi (25) was picked up on October 31 by Indian
Navy officers and handed over to Goa police after he was found
moving in the prohibited area between two naval bases near
Vasco town.

Police said an FIR was registered in the case by Indian
Navy Commander Saurav Mukherjee on November 1.

Rehman has been booked under section 447 of Indian Penal
Code (IPC) for trespassing and section 14 of the Foreigners
Act, as he was without valid documents to enter India.

Sensing a terror angle, the Anti terror squad, Crime
Branch and Home Ministry officials have also interrogated the
suspect.

He is currently lodged at Sada sub jail.

-PTI