New Delhi: A man charged with cheating and
illegally entering India from Pakistan Thursday placed documentary evidence in a Delhi court seeking to support his claim that he was a native of Gujarat who had visited India in 2009-10 and had come back to settle down here.
Though the investigators had accused Imran to be a
Pakistani spy, the chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police spoke
of only the offence of cheating against him under the Indian
Penal Code and Foreigners Act for illegally entering India.
The police had claimed Imran and Soofia were pushed into
India from ISI`s launch pads in Nepal to attack Gujarat chief
minister Narendra Modi and other terror targets in the state.
Imran, arrested along with his wife Soofia, by the
Special Cell for allegedly being a Pakistani Spy, submitted in
the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate copies of his
Pakistani passport, Indian visa and Regular Residential Permit
issued to him by the Home Ministry of through Gujarat
The documents showed he was issued an Indian visa on July
2, 2009, and the same was to expire on October 1, 2009.
The Regular Residential Permit (for Pakisatani nationals)
was issued to Imran by FRO, Ahmedabad city, in August, 2009,
shows Imran was authorised to remain in Ahmedabad in India
till September 1, 2009.
The document shows he was granted visa extension till
November 1, 2009, on medical grounds by FRO, Ahmedabad city.
It was further extended by a month on similar grounds.