English Release 18-June 2013
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Ministry of Home Affairs14-June, 2012 19:49 IST
|Nine Arrested for Violation of Foreigner’s Act in Himachal Pradesh|
| Information has been received from Government of Himachal Pradesh that 8 Taiwanese Nationals and one Indian National arrested in two cases of Police Station-Jogindernagar, District-Mandi, registered on 12th June have been remanded to Police custody till 16th of this month. The 8 Taiwanese Nationals were found working as carpenters and painters in the house of one Bo Gangkar Rimpoche in Chauntra near Jogindernagar. These Taiwanese Nationals had tourist VISAs and had violated the provisions of Foreigners Act. |
It may be recalled that a sum of Rs.30.00 lakhs in Indian currency, 3000 US Dollars and some other foreign currency notes alongwith SIM Cards and mobile phones were recovered in these cases.
Further investigation in the case is in progress. Services of interpreters for interrogation have been arranged by Himachal Pradesh Police. Shri Bo Gangkar Rimpoche has also been named as an accused in the two cases and is wanted by Himachal Pradesh Police.
(Release ID :84898)