Tuesday March 16, 4:42 PM
Bangladesh lawmaker in US 'no fly list'
Dhaka, Mar 16 (ANI): A Bangladesh lawmaker affiliated to the radical Jamaat-e-Islami party has been included in a U.S. list of "suspected risky persons", a vernacular newspaper here has reported.
Delwar Hossain Sayeedi has been included in the "No Flying Passenger List" of the United States, the Daily Janakantho reported.
The idea behind the list is to stop suspected terrorists from entering the country. The list mentions Sayeedi's name and red passport number and a letter has been sent to Bangladesh's ational flag carrier Biman Bangladesh informing it of this status. (ANI)