A Christian has been removed from an EasyJet flight after a passenger saw a WhatsApp message on his phone and thought he might be a terrorist. Londoner Laolu Opebiyi, 40, was aboard a flight waiting to take off from Luton Airport to Amsterdam last Thursday when he was ordered off by security officials who asked him if he was converting to Islam. His accuser, who may have misread what he saw as a reference to ISIS, asked him,

“What do you mean by prayer?” before walking to the cockpit and asking to leave the plane. Six other passengers also left. Opebiyi was asked to leave the plane by two armed officers who questioned him about his faith and which church he attended and asked him if he was thinking of converting to Islam. He told the Guardian: “Even if I was a Muslim, it was pretty unfair the way I was treated. I don’t think anyone, irrespective of their religion should be treated in such a way. READ MORE