Indonesia charges three recruiters over sailor’s torture death on Chinese fishing vessel
July 22, 2020
Police in Indonesia have charged three recruiting agency bosses over the torture death of an Indonesian crew member found in a freezer aboard a Chinese fishing vessel, an official said on Tuesday. It comes a week after a Chinese supervisor on the Lu Huang Yuan Yu 118 was charged with killing 20-year-old Hasan Apriadi and assaulting other Indonesian crew working on the ship.
The recruiters ran two agencies that hired Apriadi and at least nine others to work on the Chinese boat, police said.
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