12 Feb '18, 12pm

[Mothership] Taiwanese boat smuggling crystal meth seized near Batam was falsely flying Singapore flag

On Feb. 10, the Indonesian Navy announced that it had intercepted and seized a fishing vessel off the island of Batam. The boat, operated by Taiwanese crew members, was carrying one tonne of crystal methamphetamine. Its name was reported as “MV Sunrise Glory”, and it was flying a Singapore flag when it was intercepted in the Phillip Channel between Singapore and Batam. Advertisement According to the Indonesian Navy, drugs were found in 41 sacks of rice after the crew was detained for investigation at Batu Ampar Port in Batam. The crew were supposedly unable to provide original documents, and used only photocopied documents from Indonesia. Flown false flag However on Feb. 12, the Central Narcotics Bureau of Singapore announced in a press release that the boat had no right to fly the Singapore flag. Story continues below Some Articles That Could Use Traffic 3rd woman accuses...

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