Arif Ali, ‘Preeto’ music video famed former Pakistani model, is reported to have been arrested for making a fake bomb threat on a Malaysian flight.
BREAKING: Planes have been grounded at Sydney Airport after a man began making threats on board Malaysian Airlines flight #MH122, forcing the aircraft to turn back and land back in Sydney. @SarahNavin is live with the latest on this incident. pic.twitter.com/DWnTGOacYX
— 10 News First Sydney (@10NewsFirstSyd) August 14, 2023
The flight was forced to turn back to Sydney after the man later identified as Arif Ali claimed to have “explosives” in his backpack, according to Australian police.
The incident caused alarm among passengers and crew of the flight, prompted evacuation once the authorities confirmed the safety of the aircraft.
Arif Ali is now a resident of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, featured in renowned Pakistani singer Arar-ul-Haq’s song, “Preeto” and as an actor appeared in a sitcom, “Kollege Jeans”.
According to his LinkedIn profile, he graduated from NCA in 2002. He worked as an architect at a number of firms in Karachi and Lahore from 2002-2016.
The now viral posts on social media reveal how Arif Ali was causing scenes on a Kuala Lumpur-bound flight from Sydney and his appearance came as an utter shock for most of the netizens.
He can be seen fervently praying in the airplane’s aisle in the footage, and was observed repeatedly asking fellow passengers whether they considered themselves “a slave of Allah.”
— Shama Junejo (@ShamaJunejo) August 15, 2023
He insisted that he was a slave of Allah and everyone follows him to confirm their submission as a slave. pic.twitter.com/iyaK7ux4HB
— Faraz Pervaiz (@FarazPervaiz3) August 14, 2023
How did this happen ? What supposedly hit this man this strong ? From National College of Arts (NCA), He goes to this ! He is Muhammad Arif Ali a once model and has featured in Ibrar’s Preeto & Ali Hadier College Jeans. pic.twitter.com/m7W8EDPGsY
— Tanzil Gillani (@TanzilGillani) August 15, 2023
Now this is interesting – the ranting religious nutter (born in Pakistan) on the MA plane has an interesting backgroundhttps://t.co/nPc0O1TpTK
— HenryLawson (@HenryLawson55) August 16, 2023