10 Mar '11, 6am

DTN Thailand: Seven nabbed in Malaysia for sea heist: Johor Baru (The Star/ANN) - Seven Indonesians were detaine...

Johor Baru (The Star/ANN) - Seven Indonesians were detained within minutes after they robbed a tanker's crewmen in the waters off Penggerang in Malaysia. The Indonesians, aged between 28 and 33 years, were arrested when their vessel was intercepted by two boats from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), responding to a distress call from Mt Front Queen. South Region MMEA commander First Admiral Zulkifli Abu Bakar said the men boarded the tanker, registered in the Majuro Islands in the Pacific, and robbed the crew. "However, chased by one of the robbers, a crew member managed to escape to the ship's bridge and alerted the Russian captain. "The tanker then started blaring its horn, which is an indication that it was in distress," he said. Zulkifli added that the MMEA boats, with nine men, responded and found the robbers' vessel nearby. A search of the vessel by h...

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