Police file case against captain of Korean vessel
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Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 00:50
  
Mumbai: The Mumbai police have registered a case against the captain of the Korean vessel in which explosion took place on Saturday at the Bombay Port Trust injuring seven persons.

The captain has been charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

The police said that they have registered a case against the captain of the 9,500 DWT chemical tanker Royal Diamond 7, the chief officer and others.

"The Captain and the chief officer are shown as wanted", said an official.

On Saturday at 11.25 am, tanker Royal Diamond 7 reported to the Mumbai port's vessel traffic system/ control station when the explosion occurred.

The police said that the case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder was registered because the accused did not inform the crew members about the chemical in the tanker nor any security measures were taken.

PTI


First Published: Monday, March 26, 2012, 00:50


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