Greater Noida, Apr 6 (PTI) A Nigerian national has been arrested for staying in the country even after his visa expired in December last year, police said today.
Ilegah was arrested by the local intelligence unit of the Gautam Buddha Nagar police during a special drive against the foreign nationals residing illegally in Noida, they said.
He had came to India on medical attendant visa which had expired in December 2016 and now he will be deported soon, they added.
As there is no detention centre in Uttar Pradesh, he will be kept at a detention centre in Delhi and deported to his country with the help of Nigerian Embassy there, they said.
The special drive will continue till April 10.
So far, team has verified the documents of 65 foreign nationals living in the city, police said.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.