One held over Afghan Sikh stowaway’s death in UK

A 34-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of one of 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways found inside a shipping container at a dockyard in Britain. Essex Police said officers in Northern Ireland had arrested the man from Limavady in County Londonderry on suspicion of manslaughter and facilitating illegal entry into the UK. He is due to be transported to Essex for questioning later. A 40-year-old man who did not survive the journey has now been named as Meet Singh Kapoor from Kabul.


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