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    Plane Hijack Bid: Suspect carried plastic toy gun

    What was recovered from Polash Ahmed, alleged hijacker of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft, is a useless plastic toy gun, a ballistics test finds.

  • Such kind of toy pistols are used to eject small spherical rubber balls

    It was a useless plastic toy gun: CID

    The ‘gun’ seized from Polash Ahmed, who allegedly tried to hijack the Boeing 737-800 plane of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on February 24 at Chattogram airport, was a useless plastic toy gun, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) says in its ballistic report.

  • Biman Bangladesh Plane files on Thrusday

    Hijack bid: Biman plane flies from tomorrow

    The Biman carrier that underwent a hijack attempt last month will be returning to the flight list from tomorrow, a top official has said.

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    Hijack Bid: Caab suspends five employees for negligence

    Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has suspended five of its employees on charges of negligence in duty during the hijack attempt of a Biman aircraft on February 24.

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    Biman hijack bid: 5 CAAB staff suspended

    Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) suspends five of its employees on charge of negligence in duty during the alleged hijack attempt of a Biman aircraft at Chattogram airport on February 24.

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    2 projectiles found in that Biman plane

    Investigators have seized two projectiles from the Boeing 737-800 Biman aircraft, which Polash Ahmed reportedly tried to hijack on February 24 at Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport.

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    Biman hijack bid: Probe gets 2 more days

    Investigators get two more days to submit their report on the alleged plane hijacking incident at Chattogram airport on February 24.

  • Biman Bangladesh Plane Hijacker Polash

    Biman ‘hijacker’ Polash buried in N’ganj

    The alleged hijacker of a Biman’s BG-147 flight, Polash Ahmed, has been buried in his village home in Narayanganj.

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    A man with dubious past

    As new details emerge about the youth killed in a commando operation during an attempt to hijack a flight on Sunday, his identity and activities appear quite dubious.

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    Case filed over Biman ‘hijack attempt’

    Chattogram Civil Aviation lodges a case with Patenga Police Station against Palash Ahmed, who reportedly attempted to hijack an aircraft of Biman yesterday, and some unnamed people.

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    Biman hijack bid: State minister gives statement in JS

    An armed passenger all of a sudden tried to hijack a Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft bound for Dubai via Chattogram and he (suspect) shouted to intimidate the passengers, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Mahbub Ali tells parliament .

  • Security officials at Chattogram’s Shah Amanat International Airport

    Not sure if it was a toy gun: Minister

    Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry is yet to ascertain whether the pistol used by the Biman “hijacker” was a toy gun. “We have still not been able to confirm whether the hijacker was carrying a real pistol or toy,” says Civil Aviation Secretary Mohibul Haque.

  • Biman Bangladesh Plane Hijacker shot once

    Biman ‘hijacker’ shot once: Cops

    The body of alleged Biman hijacker has a single bullet hole suggesting that he was shot from the front, police said after receiving the body.

  • File photo of Shah Amanat International Airport at Chattrogram

    Passengers of hijacked plane leave Chattogram for Dubai

    A total of 134 passengers of the Biman Bangladesh flight, which made emergency landing at Chattogram airport yesterday following an attempted hijacking, leave the port city for Dubai.

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    Biman hijacking attempt: No claim for body

    No one has gone to claim the body of the alleged Biman hijacker at Chittagong Medical College morgue. The man, in his mid-20s, has been identified by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) as Md Palash Ahmed, a criminal of Narayanganj. Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) said it found fingerprint match with the “hijacker” with one Md Palash Ahmed, a criminal from Narayanganj’s Sonargaon.

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