A Bangladeshi man was apprehended and tied up mid-flight for stripping naked, indecent behaviour and attacking a stewardess.
- Masturbated while watching porn on laptop
- Walked to toilet undressed
- Urinated on seat
- Attacked head stewardess
- Restrained and tied up by other passengers
The incident occurred on Malindo Flight OD162 from Kuala Lumpur to Dhaka on March 3, The Star reported.
According to a passenger, the 20-year-old male, said to be a student from a university in Cyberjaya, started behaving strangely not long after the aircraft had taken off.
He was alleged to have masturbated on his seat while watching pornography on his laptop.
Witnesses claimed that the man had also walked to the toilet undressed and that he urinated on his seat.
Reportedly, one witness also said that the passenger started behaving aggressively when told to put on his clothes, attacking the head stewardess.
The man was then restrained by other passengers who tied up his hands with a piece of cloth.
Pictures of the man undressed had been circulating on social media.
According to Malindo, the passenger was accompanied by Dhaka security personnel upon arrival and has been detained.
“With regards to the incident about a disruptive passenger onboard OD162 to Dhaka on 3 March, the crew on board has followed the standard operating procedure to restraint passenger from any further disruption to the crew and passengers onboard.
“The airline will continue to stay vigilant to ensure passengers travel soundly,” it said in a statement on its Facebook page.