Sabbir Ahmed, alias Amam Sabbir, the suspended Biman Bangladesh Airlines Co-pilot confessed to his involvement in a plan to attack the residence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with an aeroplane.
Sabbir gave his confessional statement to Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Sarafuzzaman Ansari.
He was produced before the court by investigation officer of the case, Sub-inspector Md Amirul Islam of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) 4.
According to court sources, Sabbir had planned to crash an aircraft on the residence of PM Shiekh Hasina in a similar manner to infamous terror attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York on September 11, 2001.
Earlier on November 1, a Dhaka court placed Sabbir on a four day remand after he was arrested on the previous day. Three others arrested with him were also placed on different periods of remand.
Sabbir Ahmed is son of Habibullah Bahar Azad, who was arrested after a drive at a militant den at Mirpur Mazar Road on September 7.