New Delhi, December 27: The Norwegian tourist, who reportedly took part in anti-CAA protest in Kochi earlier this week, have been asked to leave India by the immigration authorities for visa violation. The Norwegian national, identified as Janne Mette-Johannson, had arrived in India in October this year. The woman was summoned to the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) in Kochi over her participation in the Anti-CAA protests. The tourist, who was in Kochi on a tourist visa, was questioned by officials about her involvement in an anti-CAA protest march in the city.
The incident came to light after the Norwegian tourist posted several pictures of the protest on Facebook. She said she allegedly participated in the protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on December 23. The Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO), under the Union Home Ministry, said it investigating the matter and action will be taken accordingly.
Here's the tweet by ANI:
Kerala: A Norwegian tourist who took part in an anti-#CitizenshipAmendmentAct protest in Kochi, has been asked to leave the country by Foreigners Regional Registration Office, for visa violation.
— ANI (@ANI) December 27, 2019
The incident comes days after a German student who took part in anti-CAA protests in Chennai was directed to leave the country since his participation in demonstrations over domestic issues allegedly violated visa regulations.
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