With exactly a month to go before citizens vote during the Lok Sabha elections, Agripada police station officials arrested three persons for making bogus voting and Aadhaar cards.
Scanners and a laptop were seized by the police. Representational Pic
The accused were identified as Dilnawaz Mohammad Jamil Shaikh (24), a resident of Nagpada; Kurban Ali Shamim Ahmed Shah (26), a resident of Byculla; and Tariq Anwar Mohammad Hanif Khan (40), a resident of Mumbra.
Officials said they raided shop no 14 at Sakina Manzil on Ganesh Hari Parulekar Marg in Byculla (W) after they received a tip-off about a trio producing counterfeit voting-related documents.
“When we raided the shop, we found three people inside it with fake voting and Aadhaar cards. We confiscated the retina scanner, fingerprint scanner and a laptop from their possession. They were arrested, and have been remanded in police custody till March 14,” said Sanjay Baviskar, senior inspector of Agripada police station.
No of photographs the accused had in their possession
No of bogus Aadhaar cards seized
No of bogus voting cards seized