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Jayesh Patel, 32, was in a wheelchair when he was stopped at New Delhi airport in an attempt to use a passport with the name Amrik Singh and the date of birth February 1, 1938

Bungling Indian man, 32, disguises himself as an 81-year-old and tries to board a plane to America with a fake passport – but is stopped by officials

  • Jayesh Patel, 32, was stopped at New Delhi airport and forbidden to go to New York
  • He painted his beard white, wore fake glasses and turban, and sat in a wheelchair
  • Patel had a fake passport with the name Amrik Singh, born in 1938
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A young man who uses a fake passport was caught trying to imitate an 81-year-old trying to catch a flight to New York.

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Jayesh Patel, 32, was in a wheelchair when he was stopped at New Delhi airport in an attempt to use a passport named Amrik Singh and the date of birth February 1, 1938.

Patel tried to disguise himself by coloring his beard white, using a wheelchair and wearing glasses and a turban.

Jayesh Patel, 32, was in a wheelchair when he was stopped at New Delhi airport in an attempt to use a passport with the name Amrik Singh and the date of birth February 1, 1938

Jayesh Patel, 32, was in a wheelchair when he was stopped at New Delhi airport in an attempt to use a passport with the name Amrik Singh and the date of birth February 1, 1938

Patel tried to disguise himself by coloring his beard white, using a wheelchair and wearing glasses and a turban

Patel tried to disguise himself by coloring his beard white, using a wheelchair and wearing glasses and a turban

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Patel tried to disguise himself by coloring his beard white, using a wheelchair and wearing glasses and a turban

According to local media, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) became suspicious when Patel refused to search friskly because he was & # 39; too old & # 39; was to get up.

Sub-inspector Rajveer Singh said that Patel refused to make eye contact during the meeting.

The CISF said: & # 39; The appearance and skin texture of the passenger seemed to be much younger than stated in the passport. & # 39;

According to NDTVPatel hired a cop to provide him with a fake passport and agreed to pay him $ 41,752 (£ 33,807) on his arrival in the US, where he planned to find a job.

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His disguise brought him past initial security controls and through immigration, but officials noted that his skin seemed much younger than that of an 81-year-old, according to NDTV report.

He was taken for further questions where he gave his real name and that he came from Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

Patel has now been transferred to immigration officials for further investigation.

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