U.K. – passenger arrested by armed cops after joking: ‘I’m not Muslim’ when asked by airport security to remove shoes

One of the security guards accused Mr Griffith of racism and called police, arguing he was “shocked and unhappy” at the pensioner’s remark.

Mr Griffith, of Colchester, Essex, said: “One minute I am queuing up to get on a plane and the next I am confronted by two armed policemen. They said I had used racist language and took me to an office in the terminal….

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