Woman impersonates sister-in-law to get passport

A woman, who passed herself off as her sister-in-law to get a passport, was on Tuesday fined $40,000 for obtaining the document by making false declarations.

Tolsiedai Persaud, 46, of Cotton Tree Village, West Coast Berbice, could have gotten away with the crime if her sister-in-law, Parbattie Roopnarine, did not subsequently apply for a passport and learned that one was already issued in her name.

Police said that on August 24, 2012, at the Central Immigration Office (CIO), Persaud, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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