Man who tried to hijack Bangladesh plane was 'listed criminal'

Updated: Feb 26, 2019, 12:01 IST | Agencies

The incident took place onboard the Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight BG 147 that had been travelling to Dubai from Dhaka on Sunday evening. The suspect has been identified as Polash Ahmed

The incident took place on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight. Pic/AFP
The incident took place on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight. Pic/AFP

Police in Bangladesh on Monday said that the man who was shot dead after attempting to hijack a plane carrying 156 people using a toy gun, has been identified as a "listed criminal" as his name featured on the law enforcement database.

The incident took place onboard the Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight BG 147 that had been travelling to Dubai from Dhaka on Sunday evening. The suspect has been identified as Polash Ahmed.

RAB Law and Media Wing Director Mufti Mahmud Khan said Ahmed was identified after they located his name on the passenger list. Khan, however, did not state the offence for which Ahmed's name had been entered into the criminal database.

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