Udupi: Four including Rocky Vincent D'Souza get 3 years jail in fake passport case

Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (JS/EP)

Udupi, Dec 7: The chief C J and JMFC court has sentenced a man to three years imprisonment and slapped on him a fine of Rs 5,000.

Palimar resident Rocky Vincent D’Souza is the person convicted for obtaining a passport producing false documents. He reportedly misused the name of his elder brother Pius Augustine D’Souza, created false documents and held passports with his photo and different addresses. A person named Paul D’Souza had provided all the necessary documents for the purpose.

Vijay Rao and Mahendra Babu had helped Rocky Vincent D’Souza to obtain passports from their agencies so that he obtained passports from different centres. The Coast Guard police received information that Rocky had been working in Israel and had arrived on vacation to his hometown. They took Rocky Vincent D’Souza into custody with his passport near Kaup Lighthouse beach at about 3.30 pm on January 5, 2008.

The circle inspector of the Coast Guard police, Udupi coast had registered a case and submitted a chargesheet against all the accused on charges of cheating the government using false documents.

The court has ordered three years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,000 on Rocky Vincent D’Souza, imprisonment of an year each on Vijay Rao and Mahendra Babu and Rs 5,000 fine each. All the accused have been sentenced to additional one year’s imprisonment and Rs 10,000 fine each under the Passport Act.

Senior public prosecutor Jayanti K argued the case for the government.



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  • Santan Mascarenhas, Kinnigoli/Bangalore

    Wed, Dec 07 2022

    Acharya Balakrishna of Patanjali did submit fake M.A degree certificate while applying for passport. It came in newspapers. He was neither called to police station nor any action was taken against him.

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  • Dinesh, Dubai

    Wed, Dec 07 2022

    Even Feku bhai passed MA without BA, no enquiry

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  • Rita, Germany

    Thu, Dec 08 2022

    Santhan M:Kinnigoli,They are all Namma jana.Of course it is criminal to do this fake dokuments to produce specially for Passports.Never ever you can travel anywhere when you do this once.

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