The hijacker of an Egypt air plane this morning has been arrested and is now in police custody, according to the Cypriot foreign ministry crisis center.
He has been identified as Seif Eldin Mustafa, a professor of
veterinary medicine at Alexandria and according to reports, he was
not a terrorist but love -sick man who wanted the attention of his
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said the hijacking was not motivated by terrorism,Â but for personal reasons. When asked if a woman was involved, Anastasiades said, â€œThere is always a woman involved.â€
The hijacker had demanded a letter be delivered to his ex-wife.She was brought to the airport where the letter was handed to her..Contents have not been made public yet.