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DrDebug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-20-06 06:29 AM
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49. It's a very interesting story
Edited on Tue Jun-20-06 06:33 AM by DrDebug
Because just like all the stories, it seems unlikely that it was to brush up on his English skills. Also he missed his English exams which were the primary reason for going to New Zealand.

Some highlights:

Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali was taking flying lessons when he was arrested on May 30.

Mr Ali initially settled in Auckland but moved to the town of Palmerston North in May, where he took lessons at the Manawatu Aero Club, reported the Weekend Herald newspaper.

Captain Ravindra Singh, the chief flying officer at the Palmerston North flying club, told the newspaper Mr Ali was "quite intelligent and a moderate person... I'm 99% sure he was genuine."

He wanted to pass the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam so he could return home to train for his commercial pilot's licence.

When he returned to Palmerston North, he told Captain Singh he had missed an application deadline and been unable to sit the IELTS exam in Auckland.

He was deported to Saudi Arabia even though he had a passport from Yemen. The other time section 72 was used was for the 1991 deportation of Soviet spy Anvar Kadyrov

Compiled from:

It is unknown why he was arrested. The only thing I can find is that they didn't have "enough evidence". Sounds a lot like the heroin bust of Williard. The 2 tons in Paris. etc.

Also notice the part that he was deported using a weird law only used for a spy.
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