28 Sep 2002

Mutiny reported on vessel off the coast of Fiji

9:16 am on 28 September 2002

A mutiny is reported to have taken place on a foreign vessel on the high seas near Fiji

Radio Fiji says police have received a report that the Chinese crew of the vessel have taken over the ship.

The report also says that the capitain of the vessel, a Taiwanese, is dead although details are not known.

Authosrities have confirmed that the vessel is expected to arrive in Suva on Monday.