Search continues for Indian business partner of Chinese national arrested in UP

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  • Police in search of Indian partner of Chinese national arrested in UP
  • He had also developed a guest house, which was unregistered since 2018.
  • Xu Fei alias Banana (36) was arrested on June 13 from a hotel in Gurugram

The interrogation of a Chinese national, who was living illegally in India and was arrested by the UP police last week, revealed that he had formed two companies as a partner with an Indian man, whose names are now The search is on for the police officers.

They had also developed a guest house, which was unregistered since 2018, into a luxury club in a village in Greater Noida where Chinese nationals living in India were the prime patrons, officials said.

Xu Fei alias Bane (36) was arrested on June 13 from a hotel in Haryana’s Gurugram along with his 22-year-old Indian girlfriend Petekhrinuo, who hails from Nagaland.

He was caught close on the heels of the arrest of two other Chinese nationals, who were living illegally in India and trying to cross into Nepal via Bihar.

“The Chinese national was produced in the court and the police got his three-day remand. During interrogation, he revealed that he had formed two companies with his Indian colleague Ravi Natwarlal Khattar,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Greater Noida) Vishal Pandey said.

“Khattar and some others associated with him are absconding and police teams are trying to nab them soon,” Pandey said.

The official said that the investigation so far also revealed that Xu Fei had developed the guest house located in Gharbara village under the limits of Beta 2 police station, into a luxury club.

“The guest house owner had applied for registration of the property in 2018 but the registration has not been done till date. The police have written to the departments concerned to look into the matter,” Pandey said.

Additional DCP said that further legal proceedings are going on in the matter.

According to officials, the two Chinese nationals arrested by the SSB on Saturday at the Indo-Nepal border have been identified as Yung Hai Lung (34) and Lo Lung (28).

Officials said the two had spent 15 days without valid documents at Jaypee Greens Society in Greater Noida, where they were sheltered by Kelay and Petekhrinuo.

Officials said Kelay and Petekhrinuo had said they were engaged in mobile phone parts business in Gautam Buddh Nagar and adjoining Ghaziabad district, but their claim was found to be false during investigation.

Earlier investigation revealed that it was Indian woman who arranged SIM cards for two Chinese nationals staying at her residence. The Chinese pair entered India via Nepal in the second fortnight of May.

Officials said they had arrived in Nepal from Thailand and had a visa from the Himalayan nation.

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