Indian Police Arrests Nigeria Man For Illegally Staying In The Country

Indian Police Arrests Nigeria Man For Illegally Staying In The Country

A Nigerian national identified as Ehijene Kenneth, was on Thursday arrested by the Indian police in Goa after a long chased for illegally staying in the country.

Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi informed that he, along with his colleague were on Motor vehicle checking in the jurisdiction when they noticed a foreign national riding a scooter and asked the man to stop, but he tried to flee from the spot. However, the police chased and arrested him.

During investigation, Kenneth was not able to produce passport, visa or any travel document entry into India, Inspector Jivba Dalvi said.

The police also detained the owner of the scooter, which the Nigerian national was riding.

A case has also been registered against the scooter owner for giving the scooter on rent to a foreign national without proper verification.

He has also been charged for allowing a person without a valid license to drive the vehicle endangering human life and the personal safety of others.

The police also registered a case against the owner of the house, where the Nigerian national was residing.

During the investigation, it was found that Kenneth was staying at the residence of Sanjiv Verlekar in Candolim, who did not submit any C- form to the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO), Panaji regarding the stay of the Nigerian national.

Another case has been filed against the owner of the house under Section 14 of Foreigners Act, 1946.

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