Pakistan

Indian without travel documents arrested in Islamabad

May 22, 2017 03:42 AM

Islamabad: An Indian national was arrested from the Pakistani capital on Sunday over possessing incomplete travel documents, local TV channels reported.

According to police, the Indian national was walking along Nazimuddin Road in F-8 when he was stopped at a check post. Police demanded to check his visa documents after he told them that he was an Indian. However, Ahmed could not produce any document and was taken into police custody, the daily said.

Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, who hailed from Jogeshwari East in Mumbai, was arrested from F-8 area of Islamabad.

According to police, the man was detained during routine patrol on May 19, Samaa TV reported.

A case has been filed against him under Article 14 of the Foreigner Act and he has been sent to jail on judicial remand.

Ahmed was taken into custody on May 19 after he failed to produce any travel or visa documents, the Express Tribune reported.

According to police, the Indian national was walking along Nazimuddin Road in F-8 when he was stopped at a check post. Police demanded to check his visa documents after he told them that he was an Indian. However, Ahmed could not produce any document and was taken into police custody, the daily said.

He has been booked for illegal entry and stay in the country under Foreigners Act 1946 and sent to jail on judicial remand, the daily said.

An official of the Indian high commission, however, said that the mission does not have any information about the arrest so far.

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