Updated: August 8, 2021 10:31:50 am
In a joint operation by the Kolkata Police and the Delhi Police, a man has been arrested from Haridevpur area here for his alleged involvement in a fake-visa racket, an officer said on Saturday.
Delhi’s Chanakyapuri Police Station had recently received a complaint from a man that he has given a visa for Russia which was later declared ‘fake’ by that country’s Embassy.
Acting on this complaint, the Delhi Police arrested a man person from the North 24 Parganas district a few days ago, the official said.
During his interrogation, they came to know about another person considered to be the mastermind behind the fake-visa racket, he said.
Along with officials of the Kolkata Police, the Delhi Police team conducted a raid late on Friday night and arrested the mastermind.
Several documents, 80 passports of different nations, holograms and three printers have been seized from him, the official said.
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