4 Indian crew of Iran oil tanker freed on bail without charge


first_imgLondon: Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have been freed on bail without charge, the Royal Gibraltar Police said on Saturday. The local force for Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, said the investigation was going on and the oil tanker Grace 1 remains in detention. “All four crew members of the Grace 1 arrested by the Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP)have been bailed without charge,” an RGP spokesperson said. Also Read – Imran Khan arrives in China, to meet Prez Xi Jinping”The investigation is still ongoing and the Grace 1 continues detained under the provisions of the Sanctions Regulations 2019 which are born out of the Sanctions Act 2019,” the spokesperson said. The Master, or captain, and the Chief Officer of the vessel were arrested on Thursday and two Second Officers were arrested on Friday as a consequence of the investigation into the suspected breach of European Union (EU) sanctions on Syria. All four Indian nationals have now been granted “police bail with conditions”. The local police had earlier said that the crew members had been granted full legal assistance, telephone contact with their families and access to their consular authorities.last_img read more

5 held for duping people on pretext of job offers


first_imgNoida: Noida police have arrested five persons including three women for allegedly duping people on the pretext of offering jobs. Cops said that the gang hack their bank accounts and withdraw money.According to police, the arrested accused have been identified as Amit Verma, native of Laxmi Nagar area in Delhi, Ramit from Dwarka in Delhi and three women. Vineet Jaiswal, Superintendent of Police, Noida said that the gang stole data from online job search websites and approached candidates while posing as job consultants. Also Read – Gurdwara Bangla Sahib bans single use plastic”Upon sustained interrogations, it came to light that the gang used to steal data of job seekers from an online portal-jobsformshine.com and called them posing as job consultants. The gang members asked the targeted candidate to fill an online form and pay Rs 10 for registration on their job portal- Monstorjobs.com. This way they used to fetch the bank and card details of the candidate and later use the information to hack their bank accounts and withdrew money,” said Jaiswal. The officer further said that the gang has duped several people in Delhi NCR region. “We are investigating to find out as how many people they have duped this way. As of now we have found three cases registered against them in Sector 58 and 49 police stations of Noida,” added Jaiswal. Police have recovered one laptop and seven mobile phones from the possession of accused persons.last_img read more