Search for Chinese tourists expands

January 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Malaysia, News

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 January 2017: Rescuers Monday expanded their search for four Chinese tourists and a crewman whose boat sank in rough seas off Malaysia, as police detained the skipper, another crewman and the boat owner for suspected negligence.

The owner had breached procedures, including overloading the boat, Sabah state Police Commissioner Ramli Din was quoted as saying by national news agency Bernama.

“Police will also investigate whether negligence led to the deaths of the tourists,” Ramli said. Read more