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‘X-Press Pearl’ cargo vessel’s Captain released on 2 mn bond

The Captain of the ‘X-Press Pearl’ cargo vessel was ordered to be released after being produced before the Colombo High Court today (14th of June).

The Criminal Investigation Department arrested the Captain of the fire-ravaged vessel which caused a major maritime ecological disaster in the Sri Lankan oceans.

Subsequently, the court ordered for the Russian national to be released on a personal bond worth Rs 2 million.

The court further extended the overseas travel ban imposed on the Captain of the ill-fated ship.

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