Seven Azerbaijanis Detained in Georgian Cambodian Vessel
Georgia, Tbilisi / Trend corr.n.Kirtskhalia / Georgian frontiers detained the Jezabel 2 vessel swimming under the Cambodian flag in the Black Sea. The Georgian frontiers detained the vessel due to violation of water space of Georgia in the Ochamchira port.
Frontiers revealed 1,800 tons of coal in the vessel. The vessel was sent to the Sochi port, Russia. Georgia informed Russian frontiers about the vessel; however, the Cambodian vessel changed its course from Sochi to Turkey.
As a result of special operation the Jezabel 2 vessel was detained by Georgian frontiers in the Russian economic zone in compliance with all international norms of navigation. There were 14 people in the board, seven Azerbaijanis, six Ukrainian and the Capitan from Russia.
Vessel of coast guard and two catters were involved in the special operation. The operation continued about 62 hours. A criminal case has been filed over the fact. Jezabel 2 was delivered to the Poty port.
The Capitan of the vessel may be sentenced to three or five years in prison and the crew from two to five years. The goods detained in the vessel would be seized and the owner of the vessel to be fined in 50,000 lari.