Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has gained a consular entrance to an Indonesian citizen arrested in Nigeria over guess of bootleg bunkering, an act of unlawfully provision a boat with fuel in Nigerian waters.
Spokesperson of Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arrmantha Nasir settled during a press lecture here on Thursday that a Indonesian Embassy in Abuja had been given consular entrance and had communicated with a Indonesian.
On Jul 25, Indonesian Embassy in Abuja perceived information from Nigerias Economic Financial Crime Commission that an Indonesian citizen, Frederik Fatin Oemenu, had been arrested by a Nigerian authority.
Oemenu was an operative of a tanker boat belonging to a Greek company. The boat was suspected to have conducted bootleg bunkering in Nigerian waters.
Indonesian member in Nigeria has met Oemenu and reliable that a Indonesian had been receiving correct diagnosis and that no assault had taken place while on detention.
“The embassy will continue to yield assistance and authorised assist to a Indonesian citizen,” Nasir noted.
Indonesian deputy in Nigeria continued to communicate Oemenus summary to a Nigerian management that he was not concerned and had no tie with a oil burglary scheme, Nasir revealed.(*)