Norwegian national detained for living illegally in Moreh
Imphal: A Norwegian woman was arrested on Tuesday for living illegally in the border town of Moreh, Tengnoupal district, without any valid documents, an official said.
According to the official communiqué, the troops of the Tengnoupal Battalion Assam Riflesunder the aegis of IGAR (South), foiled an attempt at illegal immigration and carried out a routine check at the permanent vehicle checkpoint in Khudengthabi.
During the check, a foreigner identified as Mya Kyay Mon, 51 and a resident of Norway, was reported to the Foreigner Check Point, he said.
Following standard procedures, troops on duty checked her documents and found that the lady was a Norwegian national, however, her passport and visa had both expired.
After investigation, the lady revealed that she arrived in India on May 24, 2019 and was illegally staying in Moreh after her visa and passport expired, the official said.
“The lady has been handed over to Moreh Police Station for further prosecution,” the official added.
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