24 Myanmarese arrested
The 24 Myanmarese detainees, including 14 women, seven men, and three minors, were traveling in three passenger cars (Eco Vans) when they were apprehended by 20 Assam Rifles near Khudengthabi at 3 p.m. on October 5, according to sources.
Khudengthabi Army Checkpoint
On the India-Myanmar border, the Khudengthabi Army CheckPoint is located along the Moreh-Imphal route in the Tengnoupal district, Manipur.
Daniel Vanlalawma, son of Pothawmna, a resident of Bulin Champhai Mizoram, was accompanying them to Churachandpur, Manipur.
The fake or forged Aadhaar cards were found in the possession of 21 Myanmarese, nine of whom were from Mungswa, Khotan village, Myanmar, and the other 15 from Butalen and Toyero village Myanmar.
Daniel Vanlalawma, who accompanied the Myanmar nationals, and three of the Myanmar nationals’ ferries’ drivers were also detained.
Thangkhochon Sitlhou, 30, son of Satkholal Sitlhou, Koite Village, Churachandpur; Lamkholal, 27, son of Lhukam of N Molhoi village, Churachandpur; and Monthang, 42, son of Dearson of Teiseng Village, Churachandpur are the three drivers.
According to police sources, they were driving a grey Eeco Van, MN-06LB 3696; a red Eeco Van, MN-028 2370; and a blue Eeco, MN-O4P 0840.
According to the police, an FIR No. 45(10)2021, MRH-PS, U/S 468/471, IPC, 51 (b) D.M.Act, and 14 F Act was filed at Moreh police station for further legal action.
Another recent case
According to police in Gurugram, the CM’s flying squad uncovered a false identity document scam and detained a guy for creating fake Aadhaar cards, voter identity cards, and PAN cards without any supporting documentation.
He was found with over 1,000 fake Aadhaar cards, 600 Aadhaar forms, and over 1,000 blank Aadhaar cards, all in the names of various people.
Laptops, as well as eye and fingerprint scanners, have been retrieved.
According to investigators, the accused possessed a collection of original identity documents from various people that he utilized to create false ID cards.
The accused utilized to alter the Aadhaar card, PAN card, and voter card’s digital format, then replace names, addresses, and photographs. After that, he’d print the forged document.
Inderjeet Yadav, DSP (flying squad), said they received information about a racket that was involved in fabricating fake identification documents.
They stormed a store in Nathupur called ‘Bharti & Bharti Communication’ and arrested a person for fabricating phony identification documents for Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 a piece.
Manoj Kumar Prabhakar (28), a Nathupur native, was named as the accused. The accused was unable to present any registration or certificate from the appropriate authorities to get government identification cards.
At the DLF Phase-3 police station, an FIR was filed under the IPC sections 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery), 468 (forging document), 471 (using forged document), and 120B (criminal conspiracy), as well as the IT Act.
During questioning, the accused disclosed that he had rented the shop from Dharam Singh of Nathupur. He has been creating fraudulent identification documents for the previous two to three months.
Initially, he opened a kiosk where he could recharge pre-paid phone lines and send money via several mobile wallets. He gradually began to fabricate documents. The shop advertised that it made Aadhar cards, PAN cards, and driver’s licenses, among other things.
“We are trying to find out how many people have made fake identity documents from this place and how they have used them,” said the DSP, adding that they are trying to find out if more persons were involved in the racket.