Roorh Ram was leading a peaceful life in Canada after migrating there in the year 1998 allegedly using illegal documents to get a Canada visa, as the CBI arrested him presently on his arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, officials stated on Thursday. A Red Corner Notice (RCN) by Interpol was issued against Ram in the year 2009, on a request from the CBI in an immigration racket case, they stated.
Ram had allegedly used their services in the year 1998 to illegally attain a Canadian visitor visa, the officials added.
When he arrived at the airport with his entire family on a Canadian passport in the wee hours of February 25, immigration authorities alerted the CBI about the pending RCN, after which the agency directly took him into custody, they said.
A trial court had convicted Grover in the year 2017. Ram had been sent to police custody for questioning, the officials said.
The agency had filed a case against Grover, the then Immigration Programme Officer in the visitor visa section in Canada High Commission, and five others on January 21, 1999, they added.
It is alleged that the accused committed wide variety of illegalities while issuing Canadian visitor visas to Indian nationals in the duration of March and June 1998, the official said.
The accused allegedly issued visas in the favor of Roorh Ram and others based on fake and fabricated documents as well as by circumventing the general issuance processing, they added.
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The agency had made a charge sheet against Grover on December 22, 2001, followed by a supplementary charge sheet on March 21, 2013 against Roorh Ram.
The accused had comfortably lived in Canada and had acquired a Canadian passport, the officials stated.
“He must have thought that the case had gone cold after the conviction of the main blamer, and he could easily skip immigration to meet his family. But a Red Corner Notice was issued against him which led to his arrest,” an officer said to visamonthly.com
He then passed a statement that the entry to the US and Canada was the most prized achievement in the 1990s when lots of Indians sold their land to go there.