Amid call for strict adherence to lockdown, a man was arrested in Bhubaneswar for creating and selling fake lockdown passes. The Chandrasekharpur Police on Tuesday arrested Subash Behera for making & selling fake passes and ID cards in the name of several companies. Police arrested Behera following a raid at his shop which is in Damana areas of the capital city. According to the accused Subash Behera, he used to provide these ID cards for free movement during lockdown and weekend shutdown in the city. As per the accused, he used to provide these passes for Rs 50. Police also seized many such fake passes during the raid.
Published: Diptiranjita Patra
Last updated: 18 May 2021, 07:50 PM IST
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