No Hollywood ending: Police arrest Syrian stranded at KLIA2 since March


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 02 Oct 2018

PUTRAJAYA: Hassan al Kontar (pic), the Syrian man who had been stranded at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) since March, not unlike Tom Hanks' character in the movie The Terminal, has been arrested by the police.

Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said Hassan was detained by the police on Monday (Oct 1) for being in a “forbidden area” of the airport.

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