Skip to comments.Israel Embassy detains 'suspicious' Iranian man in Kathmandu
Posted on 04/22/2013 4:28:18 PM PDT by Cindy
SNIPPET: The Annapurna Post vernacular daily reported on Sunday that the arrest was made on April 13. Identified as Mohsin Khosravian, the suspect is currently in police custody.
The security officials at the Embassy speculated that the suspect was scouting the facility with a harmful intention "for he carried a tourist map of the Lazimpat area" where the Israeli mission is located.
He had stayed in a Thamel-based hotel. After his arrest, the suspect told police that he had ventured out to find out a shop to repair his laptop.
According to the report, the Nepal Police's Central Bureau of Investigation and Special Bureau have launched investigation into his activities and possible terrorist links in the wake of his "frequent and suspicious visits" to the Israeli Embassy area.
Moreover, it has been revealed that the suspect hid his Iranian passport (P 95434382) and used a fake Israeli passport (14517227)-- issued in the name of Alexander -- to get the 'on arrival' visa at the Tribhuvan International Airport on April 3.
He is said to be living in Bangkok since 2004 and married to a Thai woman for five years. "
SNIPPET: "The incident came into the limelight after his wife and two of his Iranian relatives arrived in Kathmandu from Bangkok on Friday to meet him."
SNIPPET: "Investigation has found out that he had used his original passport to enter Malaysia on March 31. He apparently acquired the fake Israeli passport in Kuala Lumpur. He had recently visited Sri Lanka also.
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A Look at Iran
“Probable Iranian agent captured in Katmandu”
22 April 2013, 12:27
SNIPPET: “Someone really might want to take a closer look at Bangkok-based Mohsen Express a/k/a Iran Thai Cargo.:
QUICK! Somebody call Bob Seeger and the Silver Bullet Band. They may want to change the song.
Hmmmmm so there is a shop in KATHMANDU that repairs laptops?