The man, understood to be a German national, was tied and bound by airline staff after he allegedly became violent and aggressive on flight EK432 from Singapore, the Courier Mail reported. The Australian Federal Police are now handling the matter, with the man due to appear before Brisbane Magistrates Court. Source = ETB News: P.T. A photograph of the incident, taken by another passenger, depicts a man restrained in a seat with his legs and arms seemingly bound. A passenger has been detained by Australian authorities after attempting to smoke several times on-board an Emirates flight to Brisbane.