The Afriqiyah Airlines Airbus 320 was on an inside flight to Tripoli when hijacked in 2016 by supporters of Gaddafi.One of two Libyan males who hijacked a aircraft and diverted it to Malta 4 years in the past has been jailed by a Maltese choose.
Soko Moussa Shaha Ali pleaded responsible and was jailed for 25 years on Wednesday.
His co-accused associate, Ali Ahmed Saleh, is like him from the southern Libyan metropolis of Sabha, however continues to be awaiting trial and has denied involvement.
The Afriqiyah Airlines Airbus 320 was on an inside flight to Tripoli when it was hijacked on December 23, 2016 by the boys, supporters of former Libyan chief Muammar Gaddafi.
They threatened to explode the aircraft until their calls for had been met, however the Maltese authorities refused to barter earlier than the 109 passengers on board had been launched.
The hijackers, one in all them flying the all-green former Libyan flag, surrendered after 4 hours with out ever making their calls for clear. Their weapons turned out to be faux.
Judge Consuelo Scerri Herrera mentioned that though nobody was injured, the courtroom needed to present that it took such acts very critically.