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Three Sri Lankan nationals held with fake passports

Three Sri Lankan nationals held with fake passports

Chennai: Three Sri Lankan nationals were arrested here on Wednesday, for attempting to fly out of the country allegedly using fake Indian passports.

The trio had arrived from Tiruchirappalli and were on their way to Ireland via Dubai, when immigration officials grew suspicious and detained them for inquiry, police said.

During interrogation, the men, all in their early 30s, confessed that they were Sri Lankan nationals and had acquired fake passports, police said, adding, they were subsequently arrested.

PTI