Thursday, August 13

Chief engineer and skipper nabbed for selling ship’s diesel


MIRI: The chief engineer and captain of a vessel, both Indonesians, have been arrested on Friday morning for allegedly selling off more than 10,000 litres of diesel amounting to more than RM20,000 to other vessels.

The duo was allegedly caught selling off the diesel on Jan 1.

They were arrested at Krokop’s ship dockyard by the security on duty and were later handed over to police around 8am.

According to sources, one of the vessel’s crew had told the security on the wrong-doing of the chief engineer and captain, which led to their arrest.