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Delhi Arrests 11 Travel Agents for Illegally Exporting Tourists Overseas

The Delhi Police announced on Friday that it has detained at least 11 suspects. 11 Travel Agents for allegedly defrauding individuals under the pretense of transferring them abroad. On September 3, at the IGI Airport, a team of security personnel apprehended Deepak Verma, a traveler who had gone to London using a different person’s passport before returning to India.

After being questioned, Deepak Verma revealed that Barinder Singh, a travel agent from Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab, had organized his trip for a fee of $17 lakh. In 2021, he was dispatched to the UK. At the IGI Airport, a complaint was filed under sections 419 (cheating by impersonation) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code and the Passports Act, and a team was assembled to find Barinder Singh.

Police Arrested 11 Travel Agents in Delhi

Delhi Arrests 11 Travel Agents for Illegally Exporting Tourists Overseas

A squad from the IGI police station detained Barinder Singh on September 5 at the Capitol Hills Hotel in Greater Kailash, Delhi. Barinder Singh said that he formerly used to take individuals abroad illegally while collecting payment from them to do so. In 2021, he met Deepak Verma and offered to transfer him to the UK while robbing him of a total of 17 lakh.

Following this incident, the IGI Airport police launched a campaign that resulted in the arrest of around 10 other agents. Who were allegedly engaged in immigration fraud over the course of the previous 30 days.

Anjali, Satnam Singh alias Jaggi, Jaskaran Singh, Gurdeep Singh alias Bitto. Sushil Kumar Kaushik, Sandeep Singh, Randeep Singh, Pishora Singh. Sumit Kumar Yadav, and Mohammad Suhail were all additionally detained on separate occasions. For allegedly sending the passengers to various nations fraudulently, according to a police officer.

“After technological monitoring, Singh’s home in Greater Kailash, south Delhi, was raided, and he was taken into custody. In exchange for cash, he admitted to facilitating unauthorized travel to foreign nations, the DCP said. Similar methods were used to identify and apprehend the other agents.

The police added that around 103 persons, including travelers and unauthorized travel agencies, had been found guilty this year. Nine of those found guilty were Sri Lankan travelers, together with two of their agents who were detained in May. Within a five-month period, the defendant was found guilty. More news.

Delhi: Illegally Exporting Tourists Overseas

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