Kabaddi Participant Amongst 4 Arrested By Delhi Police In Visa Rip-off


Kabaddi Player Among 4 Arrested By Delhi Police In Visa Scam

New Delhi:

The Delhi Police has arrested 4 individuals, together with a state-level Kabbadi participant and a singer, for allegedly duping individuals on the pretext of sending them overseas utilizing solid visas, officers stated on Wednesday.

The 4 embody the three brokers — Amit Kumar, a state degree Kabaddi participant from Haryana, Yogesh Kumar, native singer and disc jockey and Varun Chauhan, a former sailor in Retailers Navy, they stated, including {that a} passenger named Aman Kumar has additionally been held.

The three brokers had been concerned in fraudulently acquiring Canadian visas together with their counterparts in Haryana and Punjab, police stated.

They operated in rural areas of each these states and facilitated individuals in settling down in international international locations through unfair means, they stated.

The matter got here to gentle after Immigration Officer Surender Singh Tanwar registered his grievance on the Indira Gandhi Airport alleging that on July 4, Kumar was to board a flight for Canada through Dubai and Mexico, police stated.

Throughout immigration clearance and scrutiny of his journey doc, his Canadian visa was discovered to be counterfeit. It was discovered that the passenger had cheated Indian immigration by utilizing unlawful means to journey overseas following which he was arrested, they stated.

Tanu Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI Airport) stated throughout interrogation, the passenger disclosed that he obtained the solid visa from his brokers Amit and Yogesh for Rs 20 lakhs.

“So as to bust the entire nexus, a staff was constituted to find the motion of journey brokers to nab them. Utilizing technical surveillance and secret informers — Amit and Yogesh had been arrested. They disclosed that they had been working with yet another agent Chauhan and his associates for the reason that final one yr. They’re working as fee brokers and introducers.

“They had been supplying passengers, who had been keen to fly to international shores by unlawful means, to Chauhan, who affixed faux visa sticker on passport of the passengers,” she stated.

On August 18, mastermind Chauhan was intercepted at Kolkata airport whereas he was attempting to depart for Thailand, police stated.

“Chauhan disclosed that he’s an professional in making forge paperwork like employment contract and labour administration info for varied international locations like Canada, Vietnam, and Russia and so forth after acquiring paperwork from passengers.

“He additionally used to hack varied web sites in case the applicant instantly needed to use for job from the employer,” the DCP stated.

He organized the faux visas with the assistance of an agent named Krunal Kumar Shah and others, she stated.

Efforts are being made to arrest Shah and his associates, police stated.

The laptop computer and cell phone of the brokers are being despatched to forensic science laboratory for evaluation,” they added.

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