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 4 held along with ‘forged tickets’ at Srinagar Airport

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Srinagar: The security officials at the Srinagar International Airport Saturday detained four people after they were found possessing forged air tickets, officials said.

Local news agency Kashmir Dot Com reported that four men were apprehended along with tampered air tickets at Srinagar Airport, and were subsequently handed over to the concerned police station for investigation.

The officials identified the accused as Mohammad Ashraf Sheikh, son of Gulzar Ahmad Sheikh, resident of Baghiyas Chattabal Srinagar; Junaid Ahmad Bhat, son of Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, resident of Utterosoo Nejigund Anantnag; Aaqib Mushtaq, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat, resident of Lal Bazar Srinagar; and Sakir Mushtaq, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Ahanger, resident of Eidgah, Srinagar.

An official said that they had managed entry into the airport using forged tickets.

He said, upon preliminary investigations, it was found that the motive of the accused people behind this act was to see off their parents, who were leaving for Umrah at the airport. Further investigation of the matter is going on, he added.


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