Police and intelligence bureau are interrogating an illegal Saudi Arabia immigrant Ahmad Siddiqui who possesses a Bangladesh passport. He was arrested from railway station area on Sunday night.
A shopkeeper got suspicious about the credentials of Siddiqui when the latter wanted to buy a SIM card from him. The shopkeeper informed Padav police about him. He suspected the authenticity of the passport that Siddiqui showed to him as his identity proof to get the SIM card.
Besides Bangladesh passport, the police also recovered some electronic gadgets like a tablet, mobile phone etc from him.
Senior superintendent of police Santosh Singh said during initial interrogation, they found that Siddiqui came to India from Bangladesh through a West Bengal route without possessing valid documents.
Siddiqui claimed to have stayed in Bangladesh for more than two years as a factory worker. He got the passport through his colleagues who had links in passport department in Bangladesh.
According to the passport, Siddiqui's age is 42 but he doesn't look older than 30 to 32 years. Besides, Siddiqui has been frequently changing his statements, the police said.
Town inspector Padav police station Anil Upadhyaya said an FIR on charges of illegal migration against Ahmad Siddiqui was lodged. Investigation was in progress.