Three persons were arrested here on Wednesday for allegedly furnishing bogus birth and transfer certificates while applying for passport. They were held on a complaint lodged by Balamurugan, Passport officer, Tiruchi.

Police sources said the accused R. Sathish Kumar (22), R. Ayyappan (22), both from Pattukottai taluk in Thanjavur district and L. Nadimuthu (40) of Aranthagi in Pudukottai district attached bogus birth and transfer certificates along with the applications while applying for passport.

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