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Fake visa racket busted in Delhi, 225 passports recovered

IANS | February 08, 2022 07:20 PM

New Delhi:  The Special Cell of Delhi Police has busted a fake visa racket in the national capital and arrested five people in this connection, an official said on Tuesday.

The five arrested accused were identified as Sanjeev Kumar, a resident of Jalandhar, Punjab, Lakhvinder Singh, a resident of Rajpur, Punjab, Rajveer Singh, Anil Paul, Dushyantt and Rajkumar, all residents of Delhi.

Special Cell DCP, Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said they have recovered a total of 225 passports and a huge number of fake visa stickers of different countries."Fake rubber stamps of embassies of different countries, especially European countries, have also been recovered, " the official said.

Yadav further informed that the police have also seized a huge quantity of incriminating articles and material used for the preparation of fake visas.

More details are awaited.

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