Tanker hijackers may be prosecuted in Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is working on bringing to the country for trial eight people arrested in Vietnam for allegedly hijacking a Malaysian fuel tanker with 6,000 tonnes of petrol last month.

Five Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency officers led by Maritime Criminal Investigation director First Admiral (Maritime) Datuk Zulkifli Abu Bakar are in Hanoi over the matter, said MMEA deputy director-general (operations) Vice Admiral (Maritime) Datuk Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar.

“MMEA wants to bring the suspects to Malaysia as soon as possible but, in this case, we also have to consider Vietnam’s stand on the matter because they also want to investigate.

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