Kathmandu, August 19, 2011: The US Embassy in Nepal is further surrounded in controversy with the opening of the official sealed letter that was founded with the fake passport holders on 26 July 2011 at the. The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police had arrested three Tibetan refugees Tsering Tashi Gurung (34), Tenzing and Tesring were about to fly to the US with fake Nepali passports and confiscated an official sealed letter issue from the US Embassy in Nepal. They were trying to board a Gulf Air flight for Turkey with Nepali passports and citizenship certificates supposedly issued by District Administration Office, Kathmandu.
Due to pressure of the high profile diplomatic relationship, the issue was handled with priority when the letter of the sealed envelope was opened by CBI. The content of the letter addressed the immigration officer at the US entry point saying, “The carrier of the letter is a Tibetan Refugee.”