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Court orders deportation of Chinese woman

Chief Judicial Magistrate ordered deportation of 39-year-old Chinese woman arrested by Dharamsala police for staying illegally.

india Updated: Aug 06, 2010 19:58 IST
HT Correspondent

Chief Judicial Magistrate (first) ordered deportation of 39-year-old Chinese woman arrested by Dharamsala police for staying illegally.

Chow Shai Hung was arrested on May 20 from Mcleodganj for moving "mysteriously" in the hill town. The police said that the Mandarin speaking woman had come to India a month ago. During the interrogation the woman told the sleuths that she was 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, along with group of Tibetan monks. She had lived in various places ever since she reached Dharamsala including a Buddhist monastery in Birh.

Police had arrested Chow Shai under section 14 of foreigners act, after it found that Chow had no legal travel documents.

Chow revealed during the investigations that her sole purpose to vist Dharamsala was to meet Dalai Lama and the 17th Karmapa Orgyen Trinley Dorje. Investigations did not find any clues about woman being a spy said a police official. Police has asked the tibetan authorities to keep the woman at the Tibetan Reception Centre at Mcleodganj till arrangemenbts are made for her deportation. Police said it has contacted Chinse embassy in Delhi.

Last year police had arrested a Chinese national for traveling without document. The investigations then revealed that Chinese national was former military man and was in contact with higher military officials in Lhasa.