Waging jihad for two
She should have waited until the second trimester to hijack this plane. That’s when, I’m told, pregnant women feel most vigorous. But in the first three months, that ol’ morning sickness can really slow a pregnant hijacker down.
The woman who allegedly injured three people during a hijacking of a flight south from Blenheim has been committed for trial.
Asha Ali Abdille was remanded in custody to a pre-trial conference in the High Court at Christchurch on February 13, when the trial date may be set.
The 34-year-old Somali woman, faces a charge of hijacking, taking an offensive weapon onto an aircraft, and four charges of wounding or injuring with reckless disregard for safety. […]
In the car on the way out of the airport Abdille told Mr Barton that she went easy on the pilot. She said: “He wouldn’t listen to me. I should have killed the pilot earlier, I should have stabbed him. I am pregnant three months.
Government Warning: According to the Surgeon General, women should not hijack airplanes during pregnancy!
“The pilot kicked me six or seven times. I let him survive because of the other passengers.” On cross-examination by defence counsel Antony Shaw, Mr Barton admitted it was unusual for a policeman to pat-down a woman, but he felt the situation was unique. […]
You can say that again.
The officer in charge of the scene, Detective Donald Rayne, said he first noticed a trail of blood from the steps of the plane across the tarmac.
He found a black handled knife with what appeared to be blood on it and then another steak knife on the floor in front of seat 1A.
There were several areas and seats in the plane with bloodstains on them, including the cockpit area, and on documents used by the pilots, he said….