: A Magistrate Court here on Thursday permitted the cargo vessel ‘M.V.Grietje’ to sail and continue with its voyage.

On last week, XVI Metropolitan Magistrate Court, George Town had ordered its seizure for investigation into an incident of alleged collision with a fishing boat of Kasimedu fishermen on March 16.

Wolfgang Albrecht, the Master, and Steffen Hinkfoth, Chief Mate of the vessel ‘M.V.Grietje’, were arrested and the Fishing Harbour police charged two sailors under Section 304A (Causing death by negligence) of Indian Penal Code.

They were granted bail immediately after their arrest on Tuesday as the offence was bailable.

More In: TAMIL NADU | NATIONAL