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Indonesian marine allegedly abducted by Thai fishermen

Publication Date : 16-03-2014

 

Indonesian Navy disclosed one of its marine's, Sgt. Maj. Alfriansyah, had been allegedly abducted by a group of Thai fishermen.

The man was reportedly abducted after he had witnessed a group of fishermen fishing in Bintan waters, which is Indonesian territory.

“Alfriansyah and a local fisherman approached the Thai fishermen’s boat, to collect evidence. But neither returned,” First. Adm. Agus Heriyana told The Jakarta Post Friday.

He said a team of investigators were in pursuit of the boat.

The incident happened on Tuesday but the locals only reported the incident to the Naval authorities a day later.

 

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