"On the basis of that fake passport, he entered America in the 1990s to work in Texas, where he later settled down," he added.
According to Mr Singh, during his interrogation the accused told them that he has become a US citizen.
"Police are investigating that...We are also contacting the US Embassy as well as Hyderbad Passport Office from where he fraudulently obtained the fake passport," Mr Singh said.
After settling down in the US, Khairani visited India four to five times. During these visits he met his relatives in Surat, Ahmedabad and Anand in Gujarat, the officer said.
Police suspect that Khairani went to the US with the help of a human-trafficking gang.
Further investigation is on, he said.
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