Nigerian man arrested at India airport as he was about to board a plane without


Police in Guwahati, India police on May 17th, arrested a Nigerian national from the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport for failing to provide a valid passport.

The accused identified as Franklin Okesua was detained during checking at the airport.

According to police, Okesua was about to board a Vistara flight to the national capital, New Delhi.

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“Franklin Okesua could not provide his passport during the checking,” police said.

A case (No 307/2019) has been registered against the accused under sections 12 (1-A) and 12 (B) of the Passport Act 1967 and 14 of the Foreigners Act 1946 at the Azara Police Station. Later, the court sent the accused behind the bars in the case.

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