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38 Sri Lankan nationals detained in Mangaluru for illegally entering India in job racket- The New Indian Express

38 Sri Lankan nationals detained in Mangaluru for illegally entering India in job racket- The New Indian Express
Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar told the media that based on a Tamil Nadu intelligence report, the CCB and city police conducted an operation and detained 38 citizens of Sri Lanka

Home i States Karnataka 38 Sri Lankan nationals detained in Mangaluru for illegally entering India in job racket Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar told the media that based on a Tamil Nadu intelligence report, the CCB and city police conducted an operation and detained 38 citizens of Sri Lanka Share Via Email Published: 11th June 2021 05:07 PM  | Last Updated: 11th June 2021 05:07 PM |   A+ A  A- They have been booked under IPC sections 120(b), 370,420, section 14 of the Foreigners Act of 1964 and section 12(1)(a) of the Passport Act 1967 (Express Illustrations) Express News Service MANGALURU: Mangaluru city police have detained 38 Sri Lanka nationals who were staying in various lodges in the city after entering India illegally without valid documents.Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar told the media that based on a Tamil Nadu intelligence report, the CCB and city police conducted an operation and detained 38 citizens of Sri Lanka from a lodge at Azaruddin Road near Bunder and lodges at Rao and Rao Circle and Kadaba Bengre."According to the Tamil Nadu intelligence wing, there were 39 nationals from Sri Lanka who had been promised jobs in Canada.They had paid Rs 5 to Rs 10 lakh to the agents and arrived in Toothukudi in Tamil Nadu in a boat in March.

But due to elections in Tamil Nadu they stayed back.Tamil Nadu police is also probing the case and they have detained 40 people already as there is a racket who are cheating people promising jobs and allegedly trafficking them to other countries," he said.

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