Rising Bharat International News Feed: August 19th 2020

  • Relation with African countries
    • Mauritius arrests Indian captain of Japanese ship that spilled oil

Key points:

  1. Authorities in Mauritius have arrested the Indian captain of the Japanese ship that ran aground near Mauritius and spilled 1,000 tons of oil on the Indian Ocean island’s protected coastline.
  2. Sunil Kumar Nandeshwar, captain of the MV Wakashio and who is from India, was charged with “endangering safe navigation” and is in custody pending a bail hearing next week, Police inspector Sivo Coothen said Tuesday.

(Times of India, 18 August 2020) News Link

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