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Akhona Geveza

Transport written question – answered on 20th July 2011.

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Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether his Department has taken steps to investigate the death of the maritime cadet Akhona Geveza on the UK-registered vessel Safmarine Kariba on 24 June 2010; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

The Croatian authorities undertook an investigation into the death of the South African cadet as the body was found in Croatian waters.

The DFT and MCA have liaised with South African officials on a number of occasions; however, the Department has no jurisdiction to launch a separate formal investigation into the case.

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