The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has arrested seven members of the Express Pearl ship's local agency C Consortium Lanka Pvt.
The chairman of the local agency was arrested in connection with the incident and was released on bail on 16 June after being produced in court.
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Seven members of X-Press Pearl’s local agency arrested
Seven members from the local shipping agency which represents the fire-wrecked cargo ship MV X-Press Pearl have been taken into custody.
These suspects, arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), will be produced before the court later.