TAMIL NADU

Two held for furnishing false information

Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Two persons, who furnished false information to the US Consulate authorities while seeking visa, were arrested here on Tuesday.

According to police sources, G. Patel Imran (27) and K. Patel Sonal Ben (33) of Anand district in Gujarat applied for tourist visa posing as husband and wife.

During interview, officials found that the two had furnished false information.

Based on a complaint lodged by the Assistant Regional Security Officer Anthony K. Ramirez, the Royapettah police arrested them.

I. Altaf (42), a tout who had brought them promising to arrange for the visa, was also arrested.