3 cousins held for issuing fake visas to Dubai

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Published : May 29, 2019, 11:31 PM IST

Three cousins were arrested by the Delhi Police for cheating at least 10 people by providing them fake visas for Dubai. The accused used to post the advertisement in the local edition of a newspaper in Rajasthan. Later, they demanded a fee of ₹50,000 each and issue all the forged travel documents to the victims that are essential for travelling.

New Delhi: Delhi Police has arrested three cousins for duping people by providing them work visas for Dubai, UAE. The cousins named Prem Kumar, Rakesh Kumar and Gagandeep duped at least 10 people of ₹50,000 each by posting advertisements in the local newspaper regarding the facilitation of work visas for Dubai.

The case was registered at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Police station after the complaint was filed by the immigration officials on Monday. In the complaint, it was alleged that 10 passengers, intending to go Dubai on work visas, were found roaming at Terminal 3 of IGI Airport.

The travel documents of the victims were examined and it was found that e-Visa, air tickets, protector of emigrants (POE) sticker and departure stamp affixed in each of the passports were forged.

The victims after seeing an advertisement in the local edition of a newspaper in Rajasthan met the accused in Chandigarh. They then provided all the forged travel documents to the victims after at the fees of ₹50,000/- each.

The culprits used fake identities to carry out the fraud, however, on the basis of secret information and technical surveillance true identities were established. Rakesh impersonated himself as Rajeev, Prem Kumar as Abhinash Sharma and Gagandeep as Manish. One fake voter ID of Abhinash Sharma was also recovered.

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