8 Hour Everest Record Claim Holder Pemba Dorje Sherpa Jailed

EverestNews via NepalNews reports that Pemba Dorje Sherpa, 28, who claims to have climbed Everest in a record 8 hours 10 minutes was thrown in jail after he went to the police to compalin of being harrassed claimed the record in 2004.

“I have been cheated. I have no involvement in this scandal. Inspector Suresh forced me to sign the paper by threatening me with a pistol on my temple,” said Sherpa, according to NepalNews. “I had actually gone to the police office to lodge a complaint regarding continuous death threats.”
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