By Jeff Pelletier Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A man in Umiujaq has been arrested after allegedly making a bomb threat that disrupted two Air Inuit flights earlier this week. On Monday, the airline said in a Facebook post that two of its Dash 8 passenger planes were grounded in Puvirnituq and Kuujjuaraapik over what it described as unfounded internet threats. By mid-afternoon, flights had resumed. “A male in his 20’s from Nunavik was arrested in Umiujaq and charged with various accusations,” Jean-Francois Morin, Nunavik Police Service’s deputy-chief, wrote in an email. Morin did not say what specific charges were laid, nor did he identify the suspect. He did say that the charges stemmed from a bomb threat. “He is currently detained awaiting a bail hearing,” Morin said. “That’s what we
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