Nigerian man arrested in India with expired visa


A Nigerian national has been arrested for residing in India with an expired visa, police said on Tuesday, January 26.

The accused identified as Aluko Ulva Tobi Jones from Ekiti state, was arrested at Sarojini Nagar area of Lucknow based on a tip-off.

The Lucknow Police Commissionerate, in a statement, said that the expired visa, a passport, Aadhaar card, marriage certificate, bank passbook, and no-objection marriage certificate were recovered from the accused.

The accused was residing in Kanpur, the police said.

A case has been registered against him under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Foreigners Act at Sarojini Nagar police station.