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Man using fake passport arrested at Ercan airport

22 October 2013

A man has been held in custody following allegations that he tried to leave Ercan airport using a false passport on 18th October.

Abdul Rashit was stopped and arrested by police after using a counterfeit Pakistani passport obtained in the South. When searched, he was found to be carrying another false Pakistani passport in a different name.

He will be held for up to 20 days while a court date is arranged for him.