REUTERS – UPDATE 2-Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist
UPDATE 2-Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
* Police say 17 arrested for alleged oil theft, 11 charged
* Shell is one of the biggest foreign investors in Singapore
* Southeast Asia is seen as a hotspot of illegal oil trading
(Adds details of criminal charges)
By John Geddie and Fathin Ungku
SINGAPORE, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Eleven men were charged in a
Singapore court on Tuesday over their part in an alleged oil
theft at Shell’s biggest refinery, court documents showed.
Police in the island-state, Asia’s mai …