Police in Bihar's Gaya on Thursday detained the suspected (Chinese) woman in connection with alleged threat to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama.
The Chinese woman is suspected to be a spy and had also been illegally residing in various parts of the country, including Bodh Gaya.
JS Gangwar, ADG (headquarters), while speaking to ANI, informed that she is being interrogated.
He also said that the woman came to Dharmashala in 2020. "Her visa is valid till 2024 but as per guidelines, she had to return after 90 days. She has violated that and now further action of deporting her will be taken. She came to Bodh Gaya on Dec 22," he added.
The Dalai Lama has this year resumed his annual tour to Bodh Gaya, which had been suspended for the last two years due to the Covid pandemic. The Dalai Lama is currently in Bodh Gaya for the Kaal Chakra Puja.
In the wake of the development, the authorities have enhanced his security.
(With inputs from agencies)
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