32-year-old Rashidul Islam is sentenced to 16 months ' conditional imprisonment for having called in a fake bomb threat against EasyJet-fy that was to fly from Gatwick in London to Morocco, writes The Guardian.
the Reason that Islam is called into bombetrusselen was simply that he himself should take the plane to visit fiance and he was delayed.Phoned in bomb threat for a variety of aircraft Togkansellering of upset
the Aircraft was scheduled to go at 17.40 in the afternoon 4. may of last year, and originally so most seem to go well for Islam.
He was going to Marrakesh to meet the fiance, and had taken the time to get to the airport by public transport. But then he cut it himself, as the train was suddenly cancelled when he was around four miles away from the airport.
Islam got a hold of a cab, but it stuck in London traffic. It received a 32-year-old panic. 40 minutes before the aircraft's departure, he took up the phone and dialed 999, the british emergency number.
"EasyJet flight 8897 letter about 40 minutes. There may be a bomb on the plane, you have to delay it, you must stop it now", said Islam to the telephone company.
It led to that the plane was evacuated and the 147 passengers had to wait at the gate. While they were waiting for appeared Islam.Would visit the fiance
It was at about this time found out that The phone number was that was used to call into bombetrusselen. Thus was Islam arrested, suspected to have called in a fake bomb threat, according to a press release from the prosecuting authority.Sentenced for fake bomb threat
Islam let the cards and told the police that he panicked when he realized that he was going to lose the plane, because he could not afford to buy a new ticket.
Rashidul Islam suggests that his 999-call was a bad solution to have been delayed, and that he did not mean to cause genuine fear. But it was intended that bombetrusselen should get the authorities to fear that there was a real threat, which meant that they had to search the plane, " says district attorney Natalie Smith.
the Consequence of Islam's call was that the crew had to be evacuated, the passengers had to go through security again, and the baggage had to be checked again.
Thus, the plane was three hours delayed. It must have cost the airline around 30 000 pounds.
the threat was Islam, then, condemned to 16 months in jail, and he will not be allowed to fly from Gatwick again.
Since he called in the fake bombetrusselen Islam has also been sentenced to 42 months in jail for money laundering, according to Sky News.Forgot his own wedding. Called in bomb threat
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