Gazipur: The passengers including three Malaysian nationals and a Bangladeshi were released after a helicopter carrying them landed in Kashimpur central jail area in Gazipur on Thursday.
After primary interrogation, the jail authority released them around 1:30pm.
Kashimpur High Security Central Jail jailer Bikash Raihan said that a helicopter landed at the jail at about 11:00am. After leaving four passengers, the chopper took off soon.
Later, the jail authority detained them and took under interrogation.
During the interrogation, the passengers said that the helicopter pilot mistakenly landed in the area.
Subrata Kumar Banik, Superintendent of Kashimpur Central Jail-2, said that a Malaysian expatriate named Billal Hossain was going to attend a wedding ceremony along with his family members from Dhaka to Comilla by helicopter of Meghna Aviation. But the pilot wrongly landed the helicopter in the jail area instead of the right place.