Male’, Maldives – A foreign individual who attempted to enter Maldives with a counterfeit passport has been stopped by Maldives Immigration at Velana International Airport.
Immigration has told that the individual was a 40 year old male, but did not mention the country from which he was from.
ސައްޙަ ޕާސްޕޯޓަކަށް ބަދަލު ގެނެސްގެން (forged passport) ރާއްޖެ އެތެރެވުމަށް މަސައްކަތްކުރި ބިދޭސީއެއް ހުއްޓުވައިފި. pic.twitter.com/bFYXO9mri8
— Maldives Immigration (@ImmigrationMV) July 27, 2020
Immigration has caught individuals during immigration clearance at Velana International Airport who have attempted to enter Maldives using forged passports and also using a lookalikes passport earlier this year. Some of these individuals have been blacklisted and deported from Maldives while others are still being investigated.