: The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered that Rs.2.25 crore be paid as wages to the nearly 25 crew members of M.T. Chemical Arrow, now lying at the Port of Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh).

Justice R. Sudhakar passed the order on an application in a civil suit by Demyanenko, Volodymyr and 26 others. The applicants were now on board the motor tanker.

The ship had been sold and the money was lying in the court, the application said