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Sri Lankan national held at IGI with fake passport

Last Updated: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 14:25

New Delhi: A Sri Lankan national was arrested
from the airport here for allegedly possessing a fake Indian
passport, after he was deported from Paris, police said on Sunday.

Viera Aji (32), who allegedly had a passport in the name
of Aiva Kumar Shivasankaran, was apprehended at the IGI
Airport yesterday, a senior police official said.
"He was deported from Paris as an illegal entrant and
arrived at IGIA by flight No AF-226. On scrutiny, it was found
his passport dated 6.12.2007 was issued at Chennai and it was
reported lost," the official said.
During questioning, he said, Aji told police that he
hails from Jaffana. It also came to light that from a letter
dated 16.03.2012 that he is a Sri Lankan national.

A case has been registered against him.


First Published: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 14:25

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