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Captain of sunken ferry, two other crewmembers arrested

2014/04/19 03:41

MOKPO, South Korea, April 19 (Yonhap) -- The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank earlier this week was put behind bars early Saturday as a local court issued arrest warrants for him and two other crewmembers.

The 68-year-old captain, whose surname is Lee, faces five counts of charges including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law.