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20 women held for trying to board flights with 'wrong' visas

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

As many as 20 women were held at the International Airport (RGIA) here for allegedly trying to board flights to different destinations with 'wrong' visas, police said Wednesday.

The women tried to get through the immigration gate by showing visit visas despite having work visas, G said.

"As they had work visas, the women were supposed to get immigration clearance... But they tried to pass through by producing visit visas which is not permissible. We are questioning them," he told

As per the rules, people travelling to a few countries, including those in the gulf, for employment purposes need to obtain immigration check stamp on their passport, the said.

The procedure is aimed to check exploitation of people by fraudsters regarding employment, he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 16:41 IST
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