Guwahati: Police on Sunday said it has arrested 26 suspected Myanmar nationals, who were in possession of fake Indian documents from a lodge here.

Forged documents made in Mizoram such as Aadhaar and voter identity cards were recovered from their belongings, they said.

Based on specific information, a raid was conducted at a lodge in the Rihabari area of the city and 26 people (including 10 women) were apprehended, a police officer said.

Upon interrogation, they disclosed that all of them are citizens of Chin state of Myanmar and were on their way to Delhi to study theology, he said.

A case has been registered and investigation is underway, he added.

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