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|Tags:||PREL PINR KCRM ASEC NP|
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UNCLAS KATHMANDU 000354 SIPDIS LONDON FOR POL/RIEDEL BANGKOK FOR SECRET SERVICE SECRET SERVICE HQ PASS TO HONOLULU OFFICE SIPDIS E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PREL, PINR, KCRM, ASEC, NP SUBJECT: NEPAL DEPORTS PAKISTAN EMBASSY STAFF CAUGHT WITH COUNTERFEIT U.S. CURRENCY. REF: KATHMANDU 24 Nepal Foreign Ministry and Police officials confirmed to the Embassy that Siraj Ahmed Siraj, the Pakistan Embassy employee arrested in Kathmandu January 3 with over USD 9000 in counterfeit U.S. currency (Reftel), was deported to his home country February 8. A police investigation concluded that Siraj, whose position as support staff at the Embassy did not afford him diplomatic immunity, had conducted illegal money transactions. The Foreign Ministry spokesperson told us that Nepal has asked Pakistan to take necessary legal action against Siraj and to report back to Kathmandu. MALINOWSKI
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