Jammu & Kashmir

Ten foriegn nationals booked for illegally staying in JK: Police

An aerial view of Doda city. [Photo: Wikimedia]

Doda: The Jammu and Kashmir police have registered three FIRs against nine persons from Rohingya and one Bangladeshi national and their facilitators for illegally procuring Indian identity documents like, domicile certificates, Aadhaar cards, ration cards, voter IDs and PAN cards and other documents and illegally staying in Doda.

A case FIR No. 119/2023 under relevant provisions of law has been registered at police station Bhaderwah against the accused persons, (1) Raheela Begum, wife of  Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh resident of Myanmar, A/P Udrana Tehsil Bhaderwah (2) Shakeela Begum, wife of Muhammad Iqbal Sheikh resident of Myanmar A/P Akhrut Bagh Chinote Tehsil Bhaderwah (3) Jahan Ara, wife of Imran Hussain resident of Myanmar A/P Chakrabhati Sindara Tehsil Bhalla (4) Meem Bano, wife of Adil Hussain resident of Myanmar A/P Kodsu Khellani Tehsil Bhalla and (5) Muskan Banoo, daughter of Imram Hussain resident of Myanmar A/P Chakrabhati Sindara Tehsil Bhalla, a police statement said.

Similarly, another case FIR No 93/2023 under relevant provisions of law has been registered at police station Gandoh against Rohingya and their facilitators, namely (1) Zavaira Begum, wife of Tanveer Ahmed resident of Myanmar A/P Tantly Inharra Gandoh (2) Shabnam Begum, wife of Mazoor Ahmed resident of Myanmar, A/P Hallore Gandoh (3) Noor Bhar, wife of Tariq Hussain resident of Myanmar A/P Kakoo Gandoh and (4) Zeenat Begum, wife of Mohd Shafi resident of Myanmar, A/P Batoli Kahara, police said in the statement.

A detailed inquiry has been conducted and it emerged that these Rohingyas managed to enter Doda and illegally procured Indian identity documents for disclosing their identity as permanent resident of the district.

In another case FIR No. 104/2023 U/S 07/14-C, 06/14 Foreigners Act 420/120-B, IPC which was registered at police station Bhaderwah against one Bangladeshi national Nusrat Jahan, daughter of Abdul Majeed Dewan, a resident of Dhaka Bangladesh A/P Malnai Tehsil Bhalla and her facilitators for illegally overstaying/violating visa norms and procuring Indian identity documents.

During course of on going investigation Police has conducted house searches and recovered incriminating materials which are seized as evidences. It is pertinent to mention here that investigation of all these cases has been set into motion to ascertain the facilitators and government employees involved in providing Indian identity documents and other allied assistance to these foreigners so that such helping hands could be brought to book, the statement mentioned.

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