A Cyprus court jailed Pakistani national Fazal Ur Rehman for eight months for forgery after police spotted spelling mistakes on stamps on an Afghan passport he was carrying — otherwise it was a near-perfect copy, the Cyprus Mail said Wednesday.
“Ministry” was spelled “Menistry” and the first “n” was missing from government, the newspaper said.
“The passport looked perfect and professionally made … almost deemed original by forensics,” a police officer told a magistrate in the Cypriot capital Nicosia.
Okay, okay. A Cyprus court? Pakistani national? Afghan passport? Huh? It sounds like it’s probably a good thing this guy is such a bad speller…
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