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Ukrainian model released from Gorakhpur jail

Press Trust of India  |  Gorakhpur (UP) 

Ukrainian Daria Molcha, who was arrested by the special task force of Police from a here on April 3 for staying in the country without a valid visa, was released from jail today.

The 20-year-old walked free today after issued her release order yesterday.

"Daria Molcha, who was jailed under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Foreigners Act, was released around 1.00 pm. We had received the release order very late yesterday that is why she was released today," jail superintendent said.

Two persons from Kolkata - Chandari Rawat and Adarsh - had come here on a chartered plane and they went to the chief judicial court for the release of Molcha.

Gorakhpur-based had also helped her, SP (Crime) said.

Molcha has been sent to the under police protection, of Police Shalabh Mathur said.

The application of the model's bail was rejected by the district court on April 12. After that, the bail application was filed in the high court which granted her bail about a week ago.

Molcha had crossed the Indian border without any and was arrested by the STF from a on Park Road here.

Police said that she had sneaked into the Indian territory through the porous border.

She stayed in the country with her friend for 15 days and after that she came to on a fake driving licence.

The STF sleuths had recovered USD 18000, a and a tablet from her.

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

First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 18:00 IST