Uzbekistan citizen attempted to depart from Almaty to Malaysia with another person's passport
Astana. February 9. KazTAG - A citizen of Uzbekistan has been detained in Almaty airport attempting to leave for Malaysia with another's passport, reports the NSC border service.
"The border squadron of checkpoint "Almaty" detained a woman showing a passport belonging to a citizen of Kazakhstan while checking in for the flight KS-936 Kuala-Lumpur-Almaty. It was revealed the passenger was a citizen of Uzbekistan trying to cross the border with the passport of her sister," reads the message.
The detainee has a residency permit in Kazakhstan. In November 2013 she left from Shymkent to Turkey with the national passport of Uzbekistan, a month after- to Malaysia to seek employment. She was detained in Malaysia for absence of visa; the identification documents were lost.