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Santo Domingo.- The National Investigations Department (DNI) arrested members of a people trafficking network with possible links to international terrorist cells, who used Dominican Republic as a bridge from Cuba, France, Spain, Sri Lanka and Haiti.

DNI chief operating officer Fidel Paulino identified the Sri Lankan- Canadian Karunanithy Nallathamby as the group’s leader, arrested in Sosua, Puerto Plata, while Kanthaany Siresh or Sriram Kannan, and Ganesh Mahenderan, or David Kristen and Kohulan Selvarasa, were detained in a house where they had hidden during two months.

The DNI said Nallathamby had stolen original passports from a passport office in Canada to alter them and sell to Indian nationals who entered Dominican territory along the border with Haiti.

In a press conference on Wednesday, the official said Nallathamby had been operating in the country during eight months, but came and went regularly to Canada where he came with four and five passports called "machetes" according to his own statements.

Paulino said the preliminary information shows that the network ‘s leader managed to smuggled more than 60 people into the country, mostly from the Middle East, whose whereabouts are being investigated. "They were then taken to Sosua where they stayed two months and then was sent to the United States and Canada via the various airport terminals in the country, particularly through Las Americas International Airport."

He said the head of the network trafficked persons to the United States and Europe, with criminal cases pending in their home country using Dominican Republic as a bridge.

He said to enter Dominican territory, network members Siresh, Ganesh and Selvarasa used the Sri Lanka-France route, then to Haiti, and from there to this nation, while the Sri Lankan Karunanithy went to Spain, from there to Cuba and then Dominican Republic via Haiti, and once in the country, to Sosua, Puerto Plata.

"The variation of this route is because the members of this network at all times sought to throw off Dominican Republic’s security and immigration agencies," Paulino said.

The authorities reportedly want to know if the network had any links or accomplices in the military services at the border and the airports.

Paulino added that  last September Siresgh tried to leave the country via the Puerto Plata Aiport, using the forged passport JG495041, registered to the Canadian Tulsie Ran Budhran, but evaded and to escape from the agents.

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18 comment(s)
Written by: josean, 23 May 2013 8:18 AM
From: United States, Fighting the Dictatorship of the Narco PLD Mafia; Guillermo Moreno President 2016


What No Taiwan or Hong Kong entries from Lie-onel's Visa R Us Franchise?

Written by: Perception, 23 May 2013 9:26 AM
From: United States
To use DR you need some one at Cancilleria an Immigration to get forge documents.

L©©K.™
Written by: bernies, 23 May 2013 10:03 AM
From: Dominican Republic, Juan Dolio
Eventually they will talk and the names will come out.
Written by: BASTA, 23 May 2013 10:22 AM
From: Dominican Republic, =Ghetto/Legalize Drugs/Free abortions for all Never Confuse Education with Intelligence
Eventually they will talk = Maybe, if they are holding their mama. No way.
Written by: danny00, 23 May 2013 11:19 AM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
Dominicans talk? Never I say. Some in law enforcement say that to save their own a..... They need to slap them to shut them up. Some even give up their own mothers. I did not say this but the police say this. Dominicans love to talk 100 miles an hour but say nothing. Lol. 5th grade education. Low imformation.drug dealers
Written by: danny00, 23 May 2013 11:20 AM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
What mothers? What fathers?
Written by: danny00, 23 May 2013 11:27 AM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
Quirivo Pauline? U know this dominican? S...... For 6 years in the big apple the Feds can't get this piece of crap to stop talking. Choo choo train
Written by: danny00, 23 May 2013 11:30 AM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
Thought he was safe with hippo As a pay-for friend. Guess He was wrong
Written by: dannyOO, 23 May 2013 12:27 PM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
Haitians mumble something called kreyole,which is about one of the ugliest and useless dialects out there.

That's why i love french,it should be the official language in haiti so we will finally have a real language instead of all that grunting and hollering.
Written by: andujar67, 23 May 2013 2:06 PM
From: United States
@dany00 what is wrong with you Martinique Guadeloupe st Martine st Lucia and many in africa speak creole ...... French in Haiti is not for the poor ....you need money and school ..
Written by: PuntaCanaMike, 23 May 2013 3:08 PM
From: Dominican Republic
now for many the headline "network possibly linked to foreign terrorists" gets your ATTENTION.

There is no proof or evidence what so ever.

Simply presented as "personal trafficking"...which on it's own is a huge business.
Written by: PuntaCanaMike, 23 May 2013 3:09 PM
From: Dominican Republic
BTW...Danny...Creole is much more a nice language than Quebecois.
Written by: Perception, 24 May 2013 12:31 AM
From: United States
People that traffic humans and drugs are related to terrorism.

Behavioral Science 809.

Scumbags you'll.
Written by: dannyOO, 24 May 2013 9:51 PM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
Written by: andujar67, 23 May 2013 2:06 PM
From: United States
@dany00 what is wrong with you Martinique Guadeloupe st Martine st Lucia and many in africa speak creole ...... French in Haiti is not for the poor ....you need money and school ..

Haiti's kreyole is different,we can't understand somebody else's but our own.
Written by: dannyOO, 24 May 2013 9:52 PM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
Written by: PuntaCanaMike, 23 May 2013 3:09 PM
From: Dominican Republic
BTW...Danny...Creole is much more a nice language than Quebecois.

Nope.
Written by: Perception, 24 May 2013 10:14 PM
From: United States
Danny °°, my apologies for the little testicles.

Haitians are originals but your a "replica" without a capital letter.

Scumbag.!!!!!!
Written by: Perception, 25 May 2013 2:08 AM
From: United States
"Roadmap to invade Irak ".

Iowa State University thesis from Natasha last name unknown to me on 2000. She's from Belgium coursing a political science master then. Before 911 she traveled to Washington D.C looking for a job at the local establishment. After 911 she was laid a job as a personal assistance of Belgium foreign relations minister.

I did read her thesis, and everything happened as she wrote.

Dick Chenney behind all.


Note: find the thesis.


L©©K.™

Written by: dannyOO, 25 May 2013 12:14 PM
From: United States, Old Westbury Long Island
Written by: Perception, 24 May 2013 10:14 PM
From: United States
Danny °°, my apologies for the little testicles.

That's up for debate.
I either have little testicles or some people just have really big mouths.

L©©K.™
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