Mumbai police arrested a Pakistani couple as they were residing illegally in the city for the past 20 years. The couple identified as 55-year old Ahmed Daudani who used to sell helmets for a living outside Andheri railway station and his wife Ashraf (53) is a home-maker.
The duo lives in Green Park Society in Andheri West but has Pakistani citizenship. The couple was held on the basis of information received to the police. Earlier, Ahmed was an Indian national who had left India in 1999 but he returned back to India with his wife and two daughters.
During the course of interrogation, the family has confessed that they stayed in Mumbai and Thane after returning from Pakistan. Earlier, they used to live at Mira Road before shifting to Andheri in 2008. Also, the couple revealed that they have obtained the passport using fake documents.
Deputy Commissioner of police told a national daily, that after the couple married there, he was fed up living in Pakistan and returned to India with his family in 1999. The couple traveled across the border through the train.
The commissioner also told Ahmed got his Indian passport and other identity documents by submitting fake documents. The couple also told police that during his stay in Mira Road, he contacted an agent who had helped him to get Indian passports for the family. Also, the agent had helped them to get Aadhaar and PAN cards.