With the arrest of (1) Saurav @ Sarda Charan R/o Sector-13, Kurukshetra, Haryana (2) Sachin Kumar @ Sunny R/o B.N. Colony Pipli Kurukshetra, Haryana and (3) Mukesh Goyal R/o New Colony, Kurukshetra, Haryana the police station team of PS IGI Airport has busted the entire racket of fake immigration stamps and fake stamps.
In order to apprehend agents, a special team comprising of Inspr. Krishan Kumar (SHO/IGIA), IO/SI Rajdeep Singh, and Ct. Vikash under the supervision of Sh. Ramesh Chand, ACP/IGIA was constituted. Focused attention was paid for the quick apprehension of agents and a comprehensive multipronged strategy was chalked out. As a result, 3 agents have already been arrested during current fortnight.
The brief facts of the case are on the intervening night of 1st and 2nd March, 2019 a complaint was received about suspected fake and forged Indian immigration stamp in respect of two Indian nationals namely Sunita Kumari and Ravinder Singh who were seeking departure to Canada on the strength of Canadian visit Visa by Air Canada. During scrutiny of their travel documents, it was found that there is no travel history of the Pax in the immigration Pax log. There was no arrival & departure record against their passport in the system. Moreover, the Indian immigration stamps affixed on their above mentioned passport were fake and forged. it was suspected that they have created fake travel history to get Canadian Visas by forging the Indian immigration stamp both arrival and departure at Indian check posts Amritsar and Delhi. Hence, case FIR No. 90/19 Dated 02/03/2019 U/s 420/468/471/34 IPC was registered and investigation was carried out.
During the course of investigation pax Sunita Kumari and Ravinder Singh disclosed that they wanted to go and settle down Canada, hence they approached their friend namely Shyam who further introduced them to an agent namely Vicky @ Jitender who runs a shop near Brahm Sarovar Kurukshetra. Agent Vicky took 6 Lakhs Rs. from them on the pretext of arranging Canadian Visa. Agent Vicky arranged for a agent namely Sachin Kumar @ Sunny who took both the pax to Chandigarh and arranged for their VISA. The agent arranged for fake immigration stamps to make both the pax look like frequent travellers.
Agent Jatinder Singh @ Vicky R/o Patiala Bank Colony Kurukshetra (HR) was arrested in the present case and he disclosed that agent Sunny has procured the fake immigration stamps and have placed the same on the passport of the pax namely Ravinder Singh and Sunita Singh.
Sachin Kumar @ Sunny was arrested in the present case on 27/03/2019 wherein he disclosed that he gave the passport of the pax ravinder and his wife Suneeta Devi to one Saurav who got the forged immigration stamp affixed on the passport to make them look frequent travelers. He had further stated that saurav is having the fake immigration stamps in his possession which he used to put on passports .He has further stated that saurav is running a office with the name of I Can Institute in Kurukshetra sector 13 . The accused Saurav @ SardaCharan R/o Sector -13 Kurukshetra Haryana, was arrested on 29/03/2019.
On the instance of accused Saurav @ Sarda Saran following recovery was affected :-
1.) 62 Passports of different persons issued from various RPOs.
2.) 28 Fake immigration stamps of different countries and banks.
Further on the instance of Saurav accused Mukesh Goyal R/o New Colony Kurukshetra HR Age 34 Years was arrested .The arrested person has disclosed that till date he had prepared 20-25 fake immigration and bank stamps for accused Saurav and his associates.
Agent Jatinder Singh@ Vicky used to induce people on the pretext of arranging VISA and sending them abroad, and used to arrange a meeting between the clients with agent Sachin Kumar @ Sunny. Agent Sachin Kumar who was in touch with various agents in Mohali and Kurukshetra use to take passports of the clients on the pretext of preparing the file and through agent Saurav@ Sarda Charan and others used to affix fake immigration stamps of various countries on the passports, to create a fake travel history as this assist in procuring VISA from the concerned embassy.Fake bank stamps were used by them to create fake bank account statements.