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Chinese woman arrested in Mcleodganj

A Chinese woman has been arrested by police from Mcleodganj for moving “mysteriously” in the hill town. The police said that the Mandarin speaking woman had come to India a month ago, reports HT Correspondent.

india Updated: May 21, 2010 18:45 IST
HT Correspondent

A Chinese woman has been arrested by police from Mcleodganj for moving “mysteriously” in the hill town. The police said that the Mandarin speaking woman had come to India a month ago.

Sources told HT that Chow Shai Hung, 52, is employed as teacher in Fujiyan province in South China. She had sneaked into India after she traveled by road till Nepal border from Lhasa without any valid travel document. She had lived in various places ever since she reached Dharamsala three weeks ago.

Additional Suprintendent of Police, Sanjeev Gandhi said that a case under section 14 of foreigners act has been registered against the woman who was last seem roaming Mcleodganj with a Polish tourist.

“We are verifying the antecedents of the woman,” Gandhi said admitting that language barrier has made the probe difficult. Police had summoned mandarin speaking translators to interrogate the women. Chow revealed during the investigations that her sole purpose to vist Dharamsala was to meet Dalai Lama and the 17th Karmapa Orgyen Trinley Dorje.

“She revealed that she had come here for religious motive,” said Gandhi. Police have also not ruled out woman being spy. Last year police had arrested a Chinese national for traveling without document. The investigations then revealed that Chinse national was former military man and was in contact with higher military officials in Lhasa.