Indonesian seafarer has not been home for 2½ years

Ms Ingrid Frederica does not know the current whereabouts of her husband, seafarer Samfarid Fauzi.
Ms Ingrid Frederica does not know the current whereabouts of her husband, seafarer Samfarid Fauzi.PHOTOS: WAHYUDI SOERIAATMADJA, COURTESY OF INGRID FREDERICA

NEW DELHI/ TEGAL (Central Java province) - Mr Amar Tukaram Shinde, 24, felt like a bird let out of a cage as he set foot on land after being at sea for 19 months.

He boarded a cargo ship in Singapore in April last year to fulfil an 11-month contract, but after it expired, he could not leave due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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