Three arrested for creating fake permits of mountain climbing
5th Oct, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, Oct 05: Three people have been arrested by Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police for being involved in creating fake permits of climbing Mt. Everest.
Nibesh Karki, Chief of Legal Department of Seven Summit Treks Pvt. Ltd along with Marketing Manager, Furtenji Sherpa and Accountant, Bijayashwor Aryal has been arrested by CIB for being guilty in this case.
They had prepared fake mountain climbing permits by duplicating the permits taken by foreigners from the Tourism Department. Likewise, they had made 14 fake permits to Chinese and Australian citizens, according to police.
The investigation to this was initiated after the Mt Everest pollution control committees found the same dates and permit numbers in the permits borne by different people. Among the fake permits carrying climbers, two were foreigners- an Australian and a Chinese.
According to the police, the investigation revealed that three arrested people had shared US dollar 22,000 after providing fake permits to foreign Everest climbers.