Hijackers’ tugboat found

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  • Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015

Evidence: One of the hijacking suspects holding up a uniform coverall for Orkim Harmony crew, which was found on him when arrested. — Bernama

PUTRAJAYA: The hijacking of MT Orkim Harmony was pulled off by a total of 13 people but only eight have been arrested by the Vietnamese authorities. Five more are still at large and believed to have fled to Indonesia.

Besides the eight who were arrested in Vietnamese waters near Tho Chu Island on Friday, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency deputy director-general (operations) Maritime Vice-Admiral Datuk Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said another five people were on the tugboat that approached tanker.

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