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Chinese man arrested in Imphal

PTI | Imphal |

A Chinese man was arrested at the airport here for allegedly not possessing travel documents, police said on Thursday.

Liu Peng was arrested yesterday for not possessing the Protected Area Permit (PAP). Later he was rpt he was remanded to police custody for three days by a local court.

Possession of PAP is necessary to visit the border state.

Preliminary investigation of the 34-year-old man revealed that the foreign national had come to Imphal on October 22 from Bangaluru via Kolkata.

The investigation is on to determine the purpose of the visit of the man, police said.

The arrest of the Chinese man for not possessing proper travel documents is the third such incident this month.