Potentially Hundreds of Asylum Seekers Entered UK in Sikh Passport Scam

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‘Three Sikh men have pleaded guilty to helping Afghan asylum seekers entered the UK under a scam involving British passports.

Daljit Kapoor, 41, Harmit Kapoor, 40, and Davinder Chawla, 42, all from West London, admitted two charges of conspiracy to help asylum seekers enter the UK illegally.

They gave the asylum seekers genuine passports with photos of Sikhs wearing turbans in the hope border guards would fail to spot the difference.

One member of the gang would travel to Paris with the passports and give them to the Afghan asylum seekers so they could get through airport security. Once in the UK, the men then retrieved the passports and reused them.’

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