Passport check foils escape of Dawood aide

KOLKATA: The Khagragarh blast came as a blessing in disguise for the Bengal administration which raised the red flag when a dreaded Delhi criminal — with alleged links to Dawood Ibrahim — was planning to flee to Thailand using a fake passport procured from the state. Police sources said that the gangster was being supported […]

Tighter passport verification to curb forgery

Pune: The passport department would soon verify applicants’ credentials through real-time comparison of their records in the database of the Election Commission of India and the Income Tax department. The decision comes soon after the successful interlinking of the passport project with the Aadhaar database. It is aimed at strengthening the applicant verification process at […]

Woman forges Jamaican passport, fined J$80,000

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A woman who pleaded guilty to forging a Jamaican passport and attempting to use it was slapped with a J$80,000 fine when she appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court. Anika Dyer was fined J$60,000 or six months for forgery and J$20,000 or six months for uttering forged documents. It is […]

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