Mumbai: The airport authority has registered a case against an individual for allegedly attempting to travel to Greece with a fake passport. The accused has been identified as Rup Kumar Ashok Kumar Gayen. The case was filed at the Sahar police station under Sections 420 (cheating and dishonesty), 465 (forgery), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating), and 471 (forged document) of the IPC Act and Section 12 of the Passport Act.
How was he caught
According to the FIR, on September 3, Rup Kumar Ashok Gayen presented three boarding passes at the immigration counter. The boarding pass and passport indicated his travel from Mumbai to Greece via Paris. Upon inspecting the passport, it was discovered that a 'C' type Greece visa was affixed on page number 9 of his passport. When the immigration officer inquired about the visa, he stated that he had traveled to the Republic of Azerbaijan for educational purposes on July 13, 2023, and returned to India on August 22, 2023. In the Republic of Azerbaijan, an agent named Tarun R.T. had provided him with a Greece visa for Rs. 2 lakhs. Now, he intended to visit Greece as a tourist. The immigration officer contacted the relevant Ambassador and cross-checked the visa, revealing that it was fake.
The immigration officer filed a case against him under various sections on September 3
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