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Sri Lankan held for possessing forged passport

[Express Buzz, Wednesday, 18 May 2011 07:08 No Comment]

A native of Jaffna was taken into custody for possessing a forged passport when the immigration personnel at the Cochin International Airport here grilled him when he was trying to leave the country to Paris by Oman Air flight on Tuesday.

Emigration police superintendent K G James told Express that Jeevadas, 30, a Sri Lankan, possessed a passport in the name of Savari Muthu Peter, issued from Trichy passport office in 2007.  Emigration personnel during the clearance proceedings found that he was actually Jeevadas and reached India in 2003.

As his passport issued from Sri Lanka was expired he managed to get a forged passport in the name of Savari from Trichy.

He reportedly confessed that he possessed a forged passport.

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