A Bangladeshi national was held from Piran Kaliyar near India's Roorkee for allegedly forging documents to live in India.
A fake Aadhaar Card was recovered from his possession, The Times of India reported.
The accused was identified as Sarwer Hussain, a resident of Uttar Bagal village under Sarankhola police station of Bagerhat district in Bangladesh.
According to the police, the 60-year old Sarwer Hussain had been living in different parts of the country for the last 30 years. He came to Piran Kaliyar around two years ago from Ajmer in Rajasthan. Before Ajmer, he had lived in Kolkata and other places for many years. At Piran Kaliyar, he used to live in a guest house built around the Sufi Shrine of Sabir Kaliyari.
"We recovered a fake Aadhar Card at a Piran Kaliyar address. The accused told us that he had been living here as he had immense respect for the local shrine," said Jagmohan Ramola, in-charge Piran Kaliyar police station.
Police have booked him under section 3 of the Passport Act, section 14 of Foreigners Act, and sections 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery of document) and 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) of the Indian Penal Code. After being produced at a local court, he was sent to judicial custody.
In the last three years, police have arrested over ten nationals of Bangladesh from Piran Kaliyar.