6 arrested in passport racket in Telangana

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Hyderabad, Feb 21 (PTI) A racket in getting passports using fake documents has been busted inNizamabad district of Telangana and six people arrested in this connection, Police said on Sunday.

Police were also probing if any Bangladeshi nationals were part of the racket, a senior official said.

Based on specific information, police busted the racket and during investigation it was so far revealed the sixfacilitated some people in getting the passportsby submitting fake documents, the official said.

'A detailed investigation is going on...we are working on who got the passports...we are also probing if Bangladeshi nationals were also part of this racket,' the official told PTI.

BJP leader and party MP from Nizamabad Dharmapuri Arvind had earlier said passports were obtained by submitting fake documents in Bodhan town of Nizamabad district. PTI VVK VS VS