Chronology of 22 Indonesian Citizens Working on Chinese Vines Up to 1 Killed in Freezer, Recruited Agents from Tegal Page all

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BATAM, KOMPAS.com – Lantamal IV Commander Tanjung Pinang First Admiral TNI Indarto Budiarto gave an explanation of the 22 Indonesians found on two Chinese-flagged vessels, Lu Huang Yuan Yu 117 and Lu Huang Yuan Yu 118.

One citizen was found dead in the freezer. The death toll was named Hasan Afriandi from Lampung.

Indarto said it was pursuing two Chinese-flagged vessels on reports from the victims’ families.

Also read: TNI: Two Chinese Boats Chased, 22 Indonesian Workers Found, One Killed in Freezer

The victim who died on the Chinese-flagged ship had previously been looking for squid in Argentinian waters along with nine other Indonesian citizens, on the Ship Lu Huang Yuan Yu 118.

While on other Chinese-flagged vessels that were also chased, namely Lu Huang Yuan Yu 117, there were 12 Indonesian citizens who worked as ABK.

The two Chinese-flagged vessels previously searched for squid into Argentine waters.

“So in total there are 22 Indonesians employed from two Chinese-flagged fishing vessels, namely Lu Huang Yuan Yu 117 and Lu Huang Yuan Yu 118,” Indarto Budiarto said during a press release at Lanal Pier. Batam, Wednesday (07/08/2020).

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The workers are channeled agents, working since January 2020

Indiarto said, on board the Lu Huang Yuan Yu 118, there were 32 crew consisting of 10 Indonesians including the late Hasan Afriandi and 15 foreigners from China and eight foreigners from the Philippines.

The Indonesian citizens are employed on board Lu Huang Yuan Yu 118 through an agent of PT Mandiri Tunggal Bahari (MTB) located at Jl. Raya Majasem Talang, Kaladawa, Talang District, Tegal Regency, Central Java (Central Java).

Where the director named Moh. Hajj having its address at Tegal, Central Java.

“The results of the temporary statement of the citizens have worked for seven months or since January 1, 2020 until now,” said Indarto.

The Indonesian citizens including the late Hasan Afriandi departed from Jakarta on December 31, 2019 with the aim of Changi airport, Singapore.

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Squid Seekers

Then after arriving in Singapore directly delivered by agents onto the ship Lu Huang Yuan Yu 118.

Then, this ship departed from Singapore to Argentine waters, January 1, 2020 to search for squid.

“Until now, this case is still under development because there are allegations of acts of persecution, money laundering and acts of human trafficking,” Indarto said.

“It will be checked by the Riau Islands Police and Immigration, including whether there are drugs,” Indarto added.

Also read: One Indonesian Worker’s Body Found in Chinese Fishing Boat Freezers

(Batam contributor, Hadi Maulana)

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