Gas platform man on firearm charge
NORTH SEA: A man has been charged over an alleged firearms licensing offence on an offshore gas platform.
Police said the 50-year-old man is facing a charge after the issue of flare ignition equipment on Total’s Elgin Platform on December 26 2017. Inquiries are continuing into the allegations and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.
Total, which operates the platform 150 miles east of Aberdeen, said it would cooperate with the investigation.