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‘MT New Diamond’ captain’s case in HC today

The case filed against the captain of the crude oil tanker ‘MT New Diamond’ will be taken up before the Colombo High Court today.

The case was ordered to be taken up in the High Court today following a motion filed by the Attorneys of the vessel’s captain yesterday and the attorneys of the captain had informed court that his client expects the case to be concluded soon.

The Attorney General had filed an indictment in the Colombo High Court against the Greek Captain of the crude oil tanker ‘Mt New Diamond’ with two charges for marine pollution caused by the oil spill from the vessel and the failure to report in violation of section 26 and 38 of the Marine Pollution Prevention Act. No 35 of 2008.