Nigerian Actor Held At India Airport For “Overstaying”
A Nigerian ‘celebrity’ who also acted in some Bollywood movies was
apprehended by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport on Thursday
for allegedly overstaying in the country, officials said.
Olamilekan M Akanbi Ojora who police officers say is a ‘celebrity’ in Nigeria, was intercepted around 4 am at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) after security personnel found him roaming suspiciously in the terminal area.
The man had a ticket to Go on a Vistara airlines flight and when he
was questioned, he divulged that his visa had expired, officials said.
CISF officials later contacted immigration and central intelligence agencies who confirmed that the Nigerian man’s visa had expired in 2011.
“The man enjoys a celebrity status in his country and has also acted in some Hindi movies. He was living in India illegally, ” a senior CISF officer said.