French a retired COP, who was on Board the aircraft of Air France, made an emergency landing at the airport of Mombasa due to the threat of terrorist attack, was detained. It is suspected that planted the dummy bomb in a toilet cubicle on Board the aircraft.
About it writes on Monday, December 21, website of CBS News.
Currently, the police has not authorised the press to divulge details of the investigation. It is only known that the former police officer was detained at the airport Charles de Gaulle.
This arrest was made under a claim filed by Air France, which intends to require those responsible for the incident damages.
On the eve of the Kenya police reported that a suspicious object found in the plane the Boeing 777 of Air France on route No. 463 from Mauritius to Paris and made an emergency landing airport «My» Mombasa, explosives not found.
After landing at the airport all 459 passengers and 14 crew members were evacuated and the airport was closed for some time. To the Sunday Nation, the largest newspaper in Kenya, said that the passengers of flight can be found in the hotels of Mombasa, the second largest city in the country. They also provided legal services.
The interior Minister of Kenya Joseph Nkaissery announced last Sunday during a press conference that the passengers were searched and the knockout, six of them questioned by police officers and two aroused the suspicions of security personnel.
A police spokesman said on condition of anonymity that one of the passengers found in the toilet device, resembling a box equipped with a timer, and report suspicious findings to the crew.
Recall that after the November terrorist attacks, whose victims were 130 people in Paris introduced a state of emergency. The two sides Air France making the flights from Los Angeles and Washington to Paris, had to cancel the departure due to security threat.
Kenya is also struggling with the terror in the face of the Islamist group Al-Shabaab, a stronghold in neighboring Somalia.