Monday, January 26, 2009

Israeli National Held In Philippine Airport Over Bomb Joke

Authorities arrested an Israeli national over a bomb joke in Mactan Cebu International Airport Sunday. Airport police nabbed Israeli national Eliav Gaoli for joking that he has a bomb hidden in his shoes. Gaoli was already on his way back to Manila with his cousin Naor Nariski when he joked about carrying a bomb in his shoes.
Eliav Gaoli
He cracked the joke to an airport employee while his shoes were passing through security inspection through an X-ray machine. Gaoli and his cousin were already going through the final checking when authorities made the arrest. The Israeli will undergo a medical check up before charges are filed against him. Goali said he has no idea that such jokes are strictly prohibited under the law.