KOCHI: An Afghan nationwide who had been working on the Cochin Shipyard Restricted (CSL) utilizing cast paperwork was arrested by Kochi police on Wednesday.
Abbas Khan alias Idgul, a local of Afghanistan, entered India by way of Nepal and cast his identification paperwork to get a job on the Cochin Shipyard in a serious safety breach, the police stated.
After staying in Assam, he got here to Kochi utilizing cast paperwork together with college certificates. It’s learnt that his family additionally labored on the Cochin Shipyard. An in depth interrogation of the accused is underway, the police stated.
The safety businesses had acquired unconfirmed studies that an unidentified drone had flown over strategic areas in Kochi. Following this, surveillance was stepped up within the space and the next probe led to the arrest of Idgul. The drone flew over Willington Island in June. It was reported to have flown from Willington Island close to the Goshree Bridge.
The realm is below excessive safety cowl because the Southern headquarters of the Navy, Cochin Shipyard and the headquarters of the Cochin Port Belief are located right here.