The Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Maharashtra has arrested a Bangladeshi nationwide who had obtained an Indian passport by offering fraudulent paperwork, an official stated.
This was the twenty second arrest in a racket unearthed by the ATS final 12 months, he stated. Irshad Shahabuddin Shaikh (33), a resident of Noakhali in Bangladesh, was apprehended from Delhi`s Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport on October 1, stated Deputy Inspector Normal of Police (ATS) Shivdeep Lande.
A racket which facilitated passports on the idea of fraudulently obtained paperwork was busted by the ATS final 12 months and the company had just lately made arrests from Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai in the identical case, he added. ATS officers had received a tip-off that Shaikh was arriving from Sharjah (UAE), so a workforce rushed to Delhi and nabbed him as he was leaving the airport, Lande stated.
He was dropped at Mumbai on Saturday morning and produced earlier than a court docket which remanded him in ATS custody until October 8. Shaikh had obtained Indian identification paperwork in West Bengal after which obtained the passport in Mumbai, the DIG stated, including that additional probe was on.
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