ICPC moves against visa racketeering

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related
offences Commission is moving against those involved
in the procurement of fake visas for travellers in the
country.
A top operative of the commission said the ICPC had
arrested over 100 persons involved in the production of
fake visas for intending travellers.
It was stated that the ICPC was involved in
collaborative efforts with the Embassies of the United
States, India, South Africa and France to curb the
trend.
The source said the ICPC had got 18 convictions
against some of those behind the visa racket believed
to have been tarnishing the image of the country
abroad.
The source added that the alarming issue of visa scam
involved the operators, officials of the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs and their counterparts in some of the
embassies.

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