MP Khanna helped to commute 3 years of jail and ensure immediate release
Hoshiarpur: A tourist from Hoshiarpur was arrested at Thailand Airport on 29th May, 2014 under the charges of fake visa. He was awarded 3 years of imprisonment. Meanwhile, his family sought the help of Rajya Sabha MP and National Vice President of BJP, Avinash Rai Khanna. MP Khanna helped the family and ensured the release of the tourist within 15 months, this October.
This information was provided by Sanjiv Talwar, political secretary of MP Khanna in a press conference. The victim tourist Aman resident of Sarup Nagar, Hoshiarpur was also present in the press conference. Sanjiv Talwar said MP Khanna is always ready to help the general public whether in India or overseas.
The victim, Aman said that he went to Thailand in May, 2014 for spending vacations and meanwhile he asked his agent to extend his visa. He said that he got the visa extension letter but the Thailand authorities at Airport found it fake and arrested him. He said that he was in jail since May, 2014.
He thanked MP Avinash Rai Khanna and Sanjiv Talwar for their efforts for commuting his term and ensuring his release within 15 months.