Security Ship's Crew Bail Cancelled by Indian Court

Tuesday, January 07, 2014
MV Seaman Guard Ohio: Photo courtesy of Advanfort

India's Principal Sessions Court has cancelled the conditional bail granted by a lower court to 35 crew members of US private security firm AdvanFort's 'Seaman Guard Ohio' arrested on charges of carrying weapons illegally and straying into Indian waters, reports ZNews (India).

Principal Sessions Judge Krishnamoorthy was allowing a criminal revision petition by Tamil Nadu Q Branch police, challenging the grant of bail by a magistrate court to the crew of the ship arrested on October 18, 2013 and presently in judicial custody.

According to ZNews, twenty-two foreign nationals among the crew are lodged in the Chennai Puzhal Central prison, while another from UK and 12 Indians are in the Palayamkottai Central Prison in neighbouring Tirunelveli.

Source: ZNews (India)


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