Foreigner held in Tripura with fake visa

Agartala: Indian immigration officials in Agartala detained a man belonging to West African country Ghana while he was crossing over to Bangladesh on a fake visa, an official said here Monday.

"Nocodome Dramo, 36, was detained by the immigration officials Sunday while he was going to Bangladesh through the Akhaurah check post (near here) with fake visa. He was later arrested by the Tripura police," a police spokesman told reporters.

Rupees.10,000 in Indian currency, 600 dollars, 12,500 Euros and some other material were seized from him.

The official said that intelligence officials are interrogating Dramo who came to India September 2010. After the expiry of his visa, he obtained a fake one and was trying to leave the country.

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