Sharjah-bound passenger held with forged passport

Coimbatore: A 32-year-old man, who attempted to travel to Sharjah on a forged passport, was arrested at the City airport on Tuesday, police said.

Security officials, who were checking passengers boarding the Sharjah flight early today, interrogated a person on suspicion. On verification, he was found to be possessing a forged passport,originally issued to one Ambazhakan, police said.

Inquiries revealed that the person--32-year old Balusami of Cuddalore district-- was going to Dubai, to work as construction worker.

Bureau Report