A police bomb squad was called to examine what was deemed a suspicious item found during a body cavity search of the man. Local media reports said a magnet was found in his rectum."Officials said he posed no apparent threat". They usual don’t on test runs.
"He was secreting these items in a body cavity and that was a great concern because there were also some electric wires associated with that body cavity," Larry Fetters, security director for the Transportation Security Administration at the airport, told reporters.
Update and video here: “He [Maliki] remained in custody as federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials went over his immigration paperwork. Federal officials said the man's green card may have expired.”