"We arrested a total of 18 people including 15 illegal travel agents, two airline staff and one police official. We have also recovered 250 passports, fake visas and cash totalling over Rs 5 lakh from their possession," said V C Sajjanar, Commissioner of Police.
The airline officials and travel agents were sending workers overseas in breach of rules, he said.
A case has been registered and further investigation is underway.
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