Police arrested three Myanmar citizens who managed to get fake Aadhar cards and other identity proofs fraudulently in Hyderabad. While one of the accused was trying to get an Indian passport, the wife of another accused was a beneficiary of the KCR Kits scheme, police said here
Fake Identity document forgery is the process by which identity documents issued by governing bodies are copied and/or modified by persons not authorized to create such documents or engage in such modifications, for the purpose of deceiving those who would view the documents about the identity or status of the bearer. The term also encompasses the activity of acquiring identity documents from governing bodies by falsifying the required supporting documentation in order to create the desired identity.
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It was said that the three arrested persons were Rohingyas and had obtained UNHCR cards but later managed to get Aadhaar and voter ID cards in Hyderabad. The arrested were identified as Mohammed Ibrahim (25), a mason, Noor-ul-Ameen (34) and Shaik Azhar (28), all residents of Bahadurpura but hailing from Buthidaung in Myanmar.
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“The trio obtained UNHCR card and were staying in BahadurpuraKishanbagh for the last few years. By suppressing their nationality, they obtained Aadhaar card, Indian Voter identity card and had applied for Indian passport,” said Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Task Force) S Chaitanya Kumar.
In fact, Ibrahim’s wife was the beneficiary of ‘KCR Kit’ scheme, which was availed by submitting these identity documents. Azhar was previously arrested for illegally staying in the country and later on his release, he changed his name and was staying on other name.
On questioning, the trio told the police that they entered into Bangladesh by taking the jungle terrain route on foot and later crossed the River Naf. After taking ferries, they reached Teknaf in Bangladesh and then Cox Bazaar from where they reached Bhomra town on the Indo-Bangladesh border.
“From there, they crossed over Ichamati River and entered into India,” the official said.