A Bangladeshi was arrested on suspicion of passport forgery from Baku Airport, the capital of Azerbaijan. He was arrested around 1:05pm local time on Thursday.

According to a report of Trend News Agency, the arrested person’s name is Shahidul Islam. He is a Bangladeshi citizen. He was detained by Azerbaijan Airlines security personnel during a special inspection at Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

The report also said that 20 Bangladeshi passports and two seals were found from him after his arrest.

The investigation revealed that Shahidul had mainly cheated Bangladeshis. He brought these people to Azerbaijan by promising to send them to a European country for a certain amount of money.

A fake Serbian visa was also found with him during the passport check.

(22 December)