Two foreigners arrested for not possessing documents

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Coochbehar, Nov 24 (UNI) Two Nigerian nationals, booked under Fourteen Foreigner's Act for not possesing valid documents, were today remanded to 14-day judicial custody.

Superintendent of Police Devendra Prakash Singh said the Nigerian High Commission will be contacted shortly.

Damian Ude (34), a resident of Legaos, and Pius Imma (24) of Adia, had come to India to buy clothes for running textile business.

They claimed that they had lost their way and boarded a train to Coochbehar unknowingly. On reaching, they tried to put up at a hotel.

The hotel authorities, however, did not allow them for want of papers and instead informed the police.

They were detained yesterday and arrested today.


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