French national held for trying to cross over to Nepal from India illegally

A 45-year-old French national was arrested here while trying to cross over to Nepal allegedly without proper travel documents, a senior official said.

Published: 23rd November 2017 11:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd November 2017 12:11 PM   |  A+A-

India Nepal border

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By PTI

MAHARAJGANJ: A 45-year-old French national was arrested here while trying to cross over to Nepal allegedly without proper travel documents, a senior official said.

Immigration checking squad stopped Thibault Michael at the Sonauli bus stand for routine checking yesterday evening and found that he did not have a proper visa, Sonauli immigration check post in-charge, S P Tiwari said.

The French national had arrived here from Bangalore and was on his way to Nepal, Tiwari said.

Sonauli is located on the Indo-Nepal Border and is a common transit point between India and Nepal.

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