Passenger with forged stamp on passport held
Kolkata, Sep 2: A passenger was arrested at NSCBI airport after arriving from Bankok with forged stamp of the Immigration authorities on her passport.
Ukila Ben Patel (47), along with another woman, had gone to Bankok from Mumbai on June 21 with Indian passport.
At Bankok, they procured another passport with US visas. But on arrival at US, they were sent back to Bankok.
Thai authorities, after consultation with the Indian Consulate there, had sent them back to Kolkata with their original passports yesterday.
Kolkata Immigration authorities freed one woman but detained Ms Patel after they discovered forged immigration clearance stamp of NSCBI Airport on her passport.
After checking the records, the Immigration authority officials found no women called Ms Patel had passed through Kolkata on that date.