A Pakistani national, who had been staying illegally with her husband in Bhatkal in the Uttara Kannada district since 2015 with her three children, has been arrested and remanded in custody, police said on Thursday.
Khadija Mehrin, a Pakistani national, married Mohiddin Rukkuddin from Bhatkal in 2014 in Dubai.
She had been traveling on a tourist visa to India for three months and in 2015 she entered India illegally, police said.
They added that during her stay she gave birth to three children. She also obtained a ration card, an Aadhaar card, a PAN card and a voter ID card.
Following a denunciation, she was arrested and brought before a local court which placed her in pre-trial detention, police said.