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Karnataka police book 38 foreigners for staying without valid documents

Joint commissioner (crime) Sandeep Patil said 90 ecstasy pills and cannabis was also found during the raids.

Karnataka news, Aland tension, Kalaburagi tension, Shared dargah tensions, Karnataka Hindu muslims, Indian expressThe police registered five cases of alleged preparation for violence by Muslims for collecting stones and weapons in anticipation of violence. (Express file photo of Karnataka police)

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Karnataka police has booked 38 foreigners on Thursday for staying without valid documents.

Joint commissioner (crime) Sandeep Patil said searches were conducted in 65 houses across the city.  “Our teams also found 90 ecstasy pills and cannabis from the residences of some foreigners,” he confirmed.

Bengaluru City Police commissioner Kamal Pant informed that cases have been filed under relevant sections of the Foreigners Act and NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act. “Further investigation is underway,” he added.

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According to the police, a deputy commissioner of police-level officer, 6 additional commissioners, 20 police inspectors, and 100 head constables/police constables were deployed for the operation.

First published on: 15-07-2021 at 01:53:20 pm
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