Thames Estuary cargo ship: Men charged with affray

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The Grande Tema docked at Tilbury simply earlier than 04:30 GMT on Saturday

4 males who had been discovered hidden on board a cargo ship within the Thames Estuary have been charged with affray.

The Grande Tema was seen crusing in circles on Friday.

Samuel Jolumi, 26, Ishola Sunday, 27, Toheeb Popoola, 26, and Joberto McGee, 20, all of no mounted deal with, had been detained following what Essex Police described as a “advanced operation”.

They’re attributable to seem at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court docket on Monday.

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A map exhibiting the Grande Tema within the Thames Estuary at 17:00 GMT on Friday

The 71,00Zero-tonne ship had set off from Lagos, Nigeria, on 10 December.

It docked at Tilbury, Essex, simply earlier than 04.30 GMT on Saturday, following the police operation.

Grimaldi Group, which owns the vessel, mentioned 4 males had been found on board 4 days earlier than it docked.

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