Iranian With Fake Israeli Passport Arrested in Kathmandu


The Israeli embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal, detained an Iranian man who entered Nepal using a fake Israeli passport, Israeli media reported, quoted The Himalayan.

The man was allegedly planning terrorist attacks against both the embassy and Israeli tourists in Kathmandu.

After his arrest on April 13, the suspect was identified as Mohsin Khosravian and was transferred to the custody of the Kathmandu police.

According to security officials at the embassy, Khosravian made “frequent and suspicious visits” to the Israeli embassy area.

He concealed his Iranian passport and used a forged Israeli passport instead when he arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport on April 3.

Khosravian claimed that he traveled to Nepal intending to go to Europe to seek asylum after his garment business failed.

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