Three Nigerian nationals have been apprehended from Karimg district in Assam, India for allegedly entering the country without valid documents.
According to local report, during routine checking, Karimg district police stopped a vehicle coming from Tripura side on National Highway 8 along the Assam-Tripura border on Wednesday evening, September 23,
They detained the three Nigerians from the vehicle after they failed to produce their passports and valid documents.
They were identified as Nnamdi Bernard Nwali, Prince Paul and Eze Collins. During interrogation, they claimed that they entered India from Bangladesh via Tripura.
A police official of Karimg district said that the foreigners were on their way to Manipur from Tripura.
“As per their statement, they came from Nigeria to Delhi before the Covid-19 lockdown and reached Agartala in Tripura during the lockdown relaxation period . They have been staying in Tripura for the past few months. During checking, they failed to produce any valid documents,” the police official said.
Karimg Police has registered a case against the three Nigerian nationals under relevant sections of the Foreigners Act, 1946 along with Section 6 of the Passport (Entry into India) Rules, 1950.