A Singapore employee of UK-based Intertek was among alleged suspects being arrested to assist in investigations relating to the oil heist at Singapore Shell Bukom.
“We understand Muhammad Ali who worked for Intertek in Singapore is one of the suspects who has been arrested by the Singapore police as part of the criminal investigation,” a spokesman for the company told Reuters.
“As the investigation is ongoing, we will not be able to provide further comments.”
A total of three Vietnamese and 11 Singaporeans have so far been arrested in connection with the activity.
Court documents show approximately 10,360 metric tonnes (mt) of marine gas oil (MGO) amounting to SGD $5.99 million ($4.52 million) being stolen from Singapore Shell Bukom to date.
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Published: 17 January, 2018
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