The Greater Noida police have arrested a former Merchant Navy officer from Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi for allegedly producing fake documents in front of the court to escape paying maintenance to his wife.

The wife of the ex-Merchant Navy officer had filed a case against her husband for making a fake identity card and a wedding card to avoid paying the maintenance amount prescribed by the court.

The police registered a case against six family members, including the accused husband, after the documents were found to be fake in the investigation. The police had issued a lookout notice against the accused.