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Muslim family dragged off plane after passenger said they were looking at ISIS propaganda

MUSLIM siblings were dragged off an easyJet flight and interrogated by counter terrorism officers after a fellow passenger claimed they were members of the Islamic State.


Sakina Dharas was accused, along with her brother and sister, of looking at ISIS propaganda on their mobile phones before boarding the flight from Stanstead to Naples.

They were hauled off the plane and questioned on the tarmac for more than an hour after an anonymous passenger made the allegations.

Ms Dharas said the accusations were made by a racist passenger because bother use and her sister were wearing a headscarf.

The London-based pharmacist says her siblings were taken off the flight by a stewardess moments after taking their seats.

Counter terrorism officers told them a fellow passenger had “told us that you are members of ISIS and they have seen material on your phone”, according to Sakina.

Officers scrutinised the trio’s phones and passports before allowing the family back onto the flight, which had been delayed by an hour.

The only religious or Arabic material Sakina had on her phone was an electronic copy of the Koran, which she had not been looking at


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