Tiruchirapalli, Oct 9: Two persons were arrested by the police when they landed at the airport here allegedly with fake passports yesterday.
Police said Arumugham, hailing from Perambalur district, who arrived here from Sharjah by an Indian flight, was detained by the immigration authorities following suspicion.
During interrogation, the immigration officials found that his original name was M Murugesan and he substited his photograph in the passport.
In another incident, S Aathi was arrested by the immigration authorities when he arrived here from Singapore with a fake passport.
They were later remanded in judicial custody.