Captain of cargo ship denies providing false Covid-19 information to Hong Kong authorities when he applied to enter city, pleads not guilty in court trial

Mar 1, 2022 | INVESTING

A captain of a Singapore-flagged cargo carrier has denied concealing the Covid-19 status of his crew members from health authorities when he applied for a licence for his ship to enter Hong Kong’s waters last year.Ekarat Timwatthana went on trial at Kwun Tong Court on Tuesday for allegedly deceiving health officials when he applied for a licence for his bulker to cross the Hong Kong border on August 24, 2021.The 53-year-old Thai national pleaded not guilty to a count of fraud, an offence…

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