The court arrested the hijacker of an EgyptAir plane for eight days

The district court in Larnaca in Cyprus arrested on eight days of a citizen of Egypt, on the eve of the hijacked EgyptAir plane, reports Cyprus News Agency.

59-the summer Safe al-DIN Mustafa is accused of piracy, illegal possession of explosives, kidnapping and terrorism.

A320 aircraft flying from Alexandria to Cairo, was hijacked Tuesday morning. Onboard the liner there were 81 people, including seven crew members. One of the passengers, threatening the pilot with a belt of the suicide bomber and demanded to change course and put the ship in Cyprus. It was later revealed that the belt was fake — it was made of covers for mobile phones.

The hijacker demanded the release of prisoners in the prisons of Egypt women. He later surrendered to the authorities, he was detained. Among the members of the crew and passengers no one was injured. The foreign Ministry of Cyprus stated that the hijacker was not a terrorist, he was in a “fragile psychological state”.

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