Kolkata/New DelhiA Chinese citizen caught trying to cross the India-Bangladesh border illegally has uncovered some shocking secrets. During interrogation, he has told that along with his associates, he has taken around 1,300 Indian SIM cards to China. They used to keep these SIM cards in their undergarments for smuggling. Fake documents were used to obtain these. BSF officials gave this information on Friday. (BSF) has handed over Han Junwe (35), a resident of Hubei province of China, to the West Bengal Police for further legal proceedings. He was arrested on Thursday by a BSF patrol from Malda district of the state. Kolkata-headquartered BSF’s South Bengal Frontier has issued a statement regarding this. In this he has told, ‘Junway has been a wanted criminal. Shocking facts have come to light during his interrogation. He has so far taken around 1,300 Indian SIM cards from here to China using forged documents.
How was smuggling done?
According to the statement, ‘Junway used to hide the SIM in the undergarment with the help of his accomplices. He used to send them to China. Their motive was to cheat people using SIM and extort money by duping them. His arrest is a big achievement for BSF. There are allegations that these SIM cards are used to hack bank accounts and commit financial fraud. Junwe told officials that his business partner Sun Jiang was arrested by Lucknow’s Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in a fraud case recently. After that he could not get an Indian visa. Was trying to enter his country from the Indo-Bangladesh border.
Interpol blue notice issued
The BSF said that as per the procedure, the process of issuance of Interpol’s blue notice against Juneway has also been initiated. Blue notices are issued to gather additional information about the identity, whereabouts of a person and activities in connection with a crime. The BSF claimed that a large number of suspicious electronic devices were found near Juneau. The Chinese national told investigators that he had been to India at least four times before. He has a hotel in Gurgaon near Delhi. According to a video statement released by the BSF on Thursday, Junway said he had entered India by mistake and wanted to surrender before the Lucknow ATS. He said that he has already come to India in connection with the business of e-commerce.
[Attribution to NBT]