Israeli man held from Kathmandu for USD smuggling

KATHMANDU: An Israeli man was held while he was allegedly smuggling US dollars from the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu on Monday.

The arrested has been identified as Abhidan Nisim (63), carrying the passport number 22966212.

He was arrested with USD 9,824.

Nisim was scheduled to fly to Israel on a Turkish Airlines plane.

Meanwhile, police have sent him to the Department of Revenue Investigation along with the seized money for further investigation.