Guwahati: Assam Police arrested 26 suspected Myanmar nationals, who were in possession of fake Indian documents from a lodge in Guwahati’s Paltan Bazar.
On investigation, it was found that the documents were forged and made in Mizoram. Among the documents recovered from the foreign nationals are Aadhaar cards and voter identity cards.
On the receipt of specific inputs, a raid was conducted at a lodge in the Rihabari area of the city and 26 people (including 10 women) were apprehended by the police.
A case has been registered against the apprehended Myanmar nationals and further investigation is underway.
In yet another successful crackdown of illegal Bangladeshis and Rohingyas residing in Assam, Assam police arrested two Indian ‘dalals’ (middlemen) who assisted Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in entering India from Bangladesh. Also three other Bangladeshis were also arrested along with the dalals. After one of the arrested dalals, identified as Sahabuddin landed in police net, several calls started coming in the dalal’s phone from Bangladesh, which established his role in the infiltration racket.