The Assistant Undersecretary for Exits, Search and Follow Up at the Nationality, Passports and Residency General Directorate announced on Wednesday that an Asian family of seven had been arrested at the Bahrain International Airport for holding forged UK passports.
They approached the passport employee to obtain entry visas and finalise their paperwork.
The employee referred the passports to the automatic reader “uv” when he suspected their passports to be forged.
Questioned by police, they admitted holding Asian passports. The case had been referred the public prosecution for legal action to be taken.