Iranian convicted of overstaying

Iranian convicted of overstaying

The 56th ACMM Court convicted an Iranian national and sentenced him to one-year imprisonment along with Rs 20,000 fine for illegally staying in the country.

Aseem Mumtaj (32) was staying in Girinagar. After the city police started tracing foreign nationals, the Girinagar police arrested Mumtaj and booked him for illegal stay.

Later, he was produced before the court and remanded in judicial custody. Police filed a chargesheet against him with evidence which showed that his visa had expired and he was staying illegally in the city.

Judge Attikal Prabhu sentenced Mumtaj to one-year simple imprisonment with Rs 20,000 fine.

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