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5 Russian illegal tourist guides fined

Cracking down on illegally operating foreign tourist guides, the tourism development last week imposed penalties on five Russian and one Ukrainian national under the Goa Registration of Tourist Act, 1982.

Tourism department has also written to the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) to take appropriate action against the six foreigners caught red-handed carrying out illegal business activities. The passport details of the six foreigners have been submitted to the FRRO.

While five the Russians- Dmitry Kudlaev, Eurokhina Valentina, Pavel Cattapob, Polikarpova Ekaterina and Romanova Luhia-were fined 10,000 each, Ukrainian national Ihuk Julia was fined 2,000. The FRRO superintendent of police Tony Rodrigues when contacted said that they have initiated proceedings for deporting the foreigners reported to them for illegally operating in Goa by the tourism department.

Full report here Times of India 


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