Sunday, December 16, 2018 10:56:25 AM

Man who tried to hijack Malaysian plane jailed 12 years in Australia

Photo Gallery1 Photo By FMT Reporters - Thu Jun 07, 10:21 am

  • Read full article | 
  • Comments Off on Man who tried to hijack Malaysian plane jailed 12 years in Australia
  • 54 views

The court heard that Manodh Marks took crystal methamphetamine, also known as ice, on the way to the airport.

PETALING JAYA: A Sri Lankan man who tried to hijack a Malaysian Airlines passenger aircraft last year with a bomb ruse was today sentenced by an Australian court to serve 12 years in jail.

Manodh Marks, who was suffering from a drug-induced psychosis during the incident, had earlier pleaded guilty to attempting to take over a plane.

Marks had tried to enter the cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH128, which was flying from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur, on June 1, 2017.

According to ABC News, the 26-year-old is the first person in Australia to be sentenced for the offence of attempting to take control of an aircraft, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.

Photo Gallery

  • Read full article | 
  • Comments Off on Man who tried to hijack Malaysian plane jailed 12 years in Australia
  • 54 views

Leave a Reply

Comments are closed on this post.

Skip to toolbar