Three relatives of the owner of a ferry that sank in South Korea have been convicted of corruption, four months after the tycoon was found dead on the run.
South Korean students who survived April’s deadly Sewol ferry disaster have said they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship.
A ferry operator’s chief executive and four employees caused the sinking of a South Korean ship , prosecutors claimed today.
Prosecutors have indicted the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and three crew members on homicide charges, alleging that they failed to carry out their duties to protect passengers.
South Korean prosecutors are seeking to formally arrest the head of the company that owns the Sewol ferry as part of a prove into its sinking, that left more than 300 people dead or missing, officials said.
South Korean prosecutors have detained the head of the company that owns the ferry that sank last month over an allegation of cargo overloading.
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South Korea’s prime minister has resigned over the government’s handling of a ferry sinking that left more than 300 people dead or missing.
All 15 crew members involved in navigating the doomed South Korean ferry which left 302 people dead or missing after sinking, are now in custody, authorities said today.
Frustrated relatives of the scores still missing from the capsized ferry Sewol have staged a marathon confrontation with South Korea’s fisheries minister and the coastguard chief.
Prosecutors have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.
The high school vice principal rescued from a doomed South Korean ferry has been found hanged, police said.
A doomed ferry’s captain delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparations to abandon ship, according to a transcript of the ship-to-shore exchange and interviews with a crew member.