Pune technician forges Canadian visa to convince parents to work | Pune News
Aundh’s 30-year-old software engineer had lost his job at an IT company and was desperate to find one. He landed in police custody after airport security officers found him traveling on fake Pune-Delhi and Delhi-Vancouver plane tickets and a fake Canadian visa on the evening of the 9th. December.
Officers then handed him over to the airport police, who arrested him and registered a case of fraud and forgery based on a complaint filed by Arvind Singh (41), an officer of the Central industrial security force in charge of the airport. Security.
Police registered a complaint for offenses under Sections 420 (cheating), 465 (forgery), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating) and 471 (knowingly as genuine use of any forged document) of the Indian Penal Code.
The preliminary investigation revealed that he forged the plane tickets and visa using his laptop, internet connection and a printer. âThe arrested man, a BTech graduate from a well-known college in the city, comes from a well-educated, well-to-do family. Her father had retired as a senior engineer at a highly regarded tech company and her mother is a housewife, âDeputy Inspector Milind Pathak of the airport police told TOI on Saturday.
âThe man worked for an IT company that has an office in Pune. He lost his job during confinement between March and June 2020. The technician had been unemployed since then and his parents would pressure him to find a new job, âhe added.
Pathak said, âIn his recorded statement with us, the technician said he wanted to see his parents happy. His plan was that after seeing him at the airport, he would leave the facility and go elsewhere in search of a job. He had already applied for jobs at a few companies, but had not yet obtained any. He then fabricated fake plane tickets and a fake visa after searching online for similar documents, and managed to convince his parents that he had gotten a job in Vancouver, Canada.
At around 4:30 p.m. on December 9, his parents accompanied him to the airport to see him leave and left the scene after entering the departures terminal.
âSince most passengers are showing flyers of plane tickets, the gatekeeper at the departure gate did not notice his fake ticket and let him in. But instead of heading to an airline counter, he spent some time inside the terminal, then tried to exit. around 7.20 p.m. from the same gate, attracting the attention of the security guards. They checked his documents and spotted the forgery, âPathak said.