Swaziland king's private jet held in Canada over court dispute

Ongoing row between Singaporean businessman and Swazi company means plane will stay in Canada at least until appeal hearing June 11.

Shanmuga Rethenam Photo
Bailiff Peter Balsdon stands in front of the king of Swaziland’s private jet, according to a photo provided by Shanmuga Rethenam. The plane is being held in Huron Park, about 45 kilometres north of London, Ont., according to Ontario Superior Court of Justice documents.
Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 04/15/2015 12:00 am EDT

The king of Swaziland’s private jet is being held in Canada as a result of an ongoing dispute between a Singaporean businessman and a Swazi company that owns the plane.

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