Israel embassy in Kathmandu detains Iranian agent


The captured Iranian is suspected of plotting terrorist attacks against Israeli targets in Nepal.

Mohsin Khosravian was caught by embassy security officials hanging about the embassy and handed over to the Nepalese police on April 13. According to the Nepalese media, the Nepal Police's Central Bureau of Investigation and Special Bureau have launched an investigation into the Iranian’s activities and possible terrorist links in the wake of his "frequent and suspicious visits" to the Israeli Embassy area.

He moreover 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 have lived in Bangkok since 2004 and been married to a Thai woman for five years.
The investigation has found that Khosravian 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. He remains in custody.

On February 13, 2012, bombs were simultaneously detonated at the Israeli missions in New Delhi, India and Tbilisi, Georgia, in all of which Israeli detected the hand of Iran or its proxy, Hizballah.

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