'Fake' Aadhaar Card module busted in Assam's BTR, mastermind nabbed

'Fake' Aadhaar Card module busted in Assam's BTR, mastermind nabbed

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BAKSA: Amid apprehensions over 'infiltration' of illegal foreigners into Assam, police personnel in Baksa district yesterday busted a fake 'Aadhaar' card module that was being operated out of a local called Mominul Haque. Somewhat shockingly, they discovered that a youth was using two laptops to churn out fake Aadhaar cards in the remote Sapatal village under Baksa, which falls under the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR).

Based on secret intelligence from reliable sources, the Tamulpur Police launched an operation and were able to apprehend crooks who were doling out fake Aadhaar cards.

A team of police, headed by Officer Manoranjan Medhi, yesterday apprehended the mastermind Samad Ali. Additionally, they were able to seize two laptops, a Scanner and a Xerox machine, a Finger Print machine, and incriminating documents from the accused.

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"Some youths were using a laptop and some other machines to make fake Aadhaar cards. We were able to arrest one of them," an official stated, adding that provisions are underway to register a case and take legal action against the accused," an officer stated.

"Although a few others associated with this crime managed to make a run for it, we are subjecting Samad Ali to a marathon interrogation. Investigations are currently underway," he further informed.

This is a developing story.

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