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  • The Jamaican government says it paid US$36,000.00 for a private plane to take leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen in Trinidad and Tobago, Yasin Abu Bakr back to the twin island republic on October 16.
  • Abu Bakr had initially been placed on a Caribbean Airlines on Wednesday afternoon for return to Trinidad; however he became unruly and refused to take instructions and had to be removed from the flight.
  • The Jamaican government says preliminary discussions were held with the Trinidad and Tobago High Commissioner to Jamaica, Rev. Dr. Iva Gloudon regarding Abu Bakr’s return.

The Jamaican government says it paid Thirty-Six Thousand US Dollars (US$36,000.00) for a private plane to take leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen in Trinidad and Tobago, Yasin Abu Bakr back to the twin island republic on October 16.

Abu Bakr had initially been placed on a Caribbean Airlines on Wednesday afternoon for return to Trinidad; however he became unruly and refused to take instructions and had to be removed from the flight.

The Jamaican government says preliminary discussions were held with the Trinidad and Tobago High Commissioner to Jamaica, Rev. Dr. Iva Gloudon regarding Abu Bakr’s return.

However, under the circumstances, it is the country (in this case Jamaica) which refuses to land a passenger that is required to pay for the return flight.