Two Tibetans held at Mumbai airport while trying to flee to France on fake passports

Sep 17, 2017, 15:39 IST | A Correspondent

Sahar Police have arrested two Tibetan nationals for forging their passport and trying to illegally flee to France by taking an international flight with the help of agents present inside the Mumbai International Airport

Two Tibetans held at Mumbai airport while trying to flee to France on fake passports

Sahar Police have arrested two Tibetan nationals for forging their passport and trying to illegally flee to France by taking an international flight with the help of agents present at the Mumbai International Airport.

The two arrested Tibetan nationals Kunchok Vangduye, 39 and Tysiring Dolkar, 32 forged Malaysian passport to travel abroad.

According to police, on August 28, 2017, the two accused were travelling to Ahmedabad as per their boarding passes but instead they boarded international flight to France with the help of three absconding agents Sonam Yolamu, Jab Hong Hing and Hiew Yen Peng.

The accused however could not take the flight as they were caught by the airport officials and given to Sahar police. After arrest, the two accused revealed their plan to the cops.

Police are trying to trace the absconding accused among which Sonam is a Darjeeling resident. Police suspect that she and Peng had indulged in similar criminal practices in the past and cops are trying to obtain more details about the same.

Investigators have also written to the Malaysian consulate to seek more details on the accused.

The two arrested accused have been charged with sections 465, 468, 471, 419, 420 and 34 of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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