April 8th, 2010
09:21 AM ET

Man released after being held in airline disturbance

A Qatari diplomat who was questioned by federal investigators after an in-flight disturbance is free to go, a spokeswoman for a law firm for the embassy said Thursday.

Mohamed Al-Madadi has "been given clearance to travel back to Washington," said Alison Bradley, a spokesman for the Brown Lloyd James law firm, which represents the Qatari Embassy.

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  1. Jorge

    How he get released? No charge for smoking on a plane?

    April 8, 2010 at 9:40 am | Report abuse |
  2. t-bagger

    Diplomatic Immunity!

    April 8, 2010 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  3. Ariel

    Nope, no charges.
    The moron is a diplomat and in diplomacy "tit for tat" is the rule. If he gets punishment some American diplomat in Qatar will get pay back for whatever reason, forged or not

    April 8, 2010 at 10:18 am | Report abuse |
  4. KJK

    Probably a good guy , just a little misunderstood .

    April 8, 2010 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |